Give me your tired, your poor, your pierogi and potato vodka?... My family’s American roots began in the generation sandwiched between give me your tired, your poor, and we don’t want your kind. At family gatherings, we huddled our masses around a plate of food called pierogi. Many former immigrant families were content with the … Continue reading Pierogi and Potato Vodka
In honor of our labors... Normal is...getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car, and especially, the house that you leave empty all day … Continue reading Table For One
In honor of our labors... I see them all hanging up before me, like clothes on a rack, all the jobs, tinker, tailor, soldier, and you have to pick one and then you have to pretend for the rest of your life that that’s what you are.-Graham Swift, Last Orders How many people are … Continue reading What Am I ?
Back to the future... Two reasons to be thankful you weren’t popular in high school You have to plan the class reunions.You would have to attend the class reunions. I graduated from a class of over 400 students. I never knew half of the kids during my years in school. At the 30th high … Continue reading To Be Cool in School
Summer Shorts... A beach is a magical place. My husband and I wished to share the beach experience with our friends, Tammy and Steve. We packed up for a long weekend and headed south. Our friends braved the surf and jumped the waves. We built chairs out of the sand and caught rays. Tammy … Continue reading Filet O’ Fish