Archive | March 15, 2010

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Beware the Ides of March

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. Today marks the Ides of March, the day when Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate led by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus and 60 other co-conspirators back in 44 BC. For my husband, this would be the start of a long night conversing […]

A Birthday Limerick for Faris

Three years ago to this day It snowed on Faris’s birthday. Not just cold, it was cool To get to miss school. The best gift for a boy is a snow day! . . . . . . Happy 16th Birthday, Nephew!

A Birthday Limerick for Kinzi

Happy Birthday to Kinzi With her smile so full of whimsy She hit the big 5-0 and she’s rarin’ to go Body strong, mind not flimsy. . They say the pen is mightier than the sword. What can be said of the keyboard? With topics dead on Dealt with head on Kinzi’s writing is worthy […]

Why, Don’t You Look Like A Spring Chicken?

I spent a lot of time growing up just hanging around at my grandparent’s house. They lived on a farm at the end of a winding road in the hills of Pennsylvania. My grandfather was actually born on that farm. That farm has a name, Greenwald Farm, because it was walled in with green mountains. […]