Dishes

My mom the old Yankee Likes to do what she wishes She can move pretty smooth When she wants to do the dishes. It's a tactical battle, Who's first to the sink She's clearly determined And sneakier than you'd think.

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I have aged. I didn't start out thinking "I can't wait until I'm retirement age." It was more like "I doubt I'll live that long." It was the 70s, that time when we all thought that IF we did grow old we'd be the old hippies sitting in rockers smoking pot. I haven't smoked pot … Continue reading lines

Language

My dad was a Yankee through and through. He had the accent, the ethics and the language. He was a story teller and local historian. I lived in Connecticut for a few years and when I would bring friends home with me to visit dad would regale them with stories, after which they would usually … Continue reading Language

Georgia

One time we drove to Georgia for the weekend in my red Chevy van named Alice. This must have 1977. My ¬†friend Kat went with me. Perhaps she has a better memory of this. I know there were a couple of the guys we hung out with with us, it had been a spontaneous trip. … Continue reading Georgia