Free of the Past

Some people wish that they could be free of the past, just the bad things of course. Whatever it is…just let it go. The things that keep us up at night. The memories from our childhood – that while shaping Read More …

Free Association

Having a conversation is sometimes strategic and planned but is more fun with free association. Stream of consciousness and letting the conversation go where it wants to go, at the whim of the group around you is really the best; Read More …

But, It’s Free

The argument “but, it’s free” doesn’t work on everyone. Sure, sometimes it does. Sometimes it doesn’t. Free samples of wine at the liquor store on a Friday night. Probably works. (Even if you don’t buy the wine that was being Read More …

Sharing Memories

How else do we learn about our ancestry and our history without the common practice of sharing memories. They are not always happy memories, like today’s holiday and the reasons for celebrating Memorial Day. Yet, we can celebrate. We can Read More …

Not A Rail Against…

I just finished my Book Club book for this month. Who cares, you may say? Well, this one (like many) had an impact. While this book – A Gentleman in Moscow – and it’s overarching story is not a rail against Read More …

Sort and Resort

Today it was sort and resort, books which we have and have bought, read, enjoyed. Or not. Fiction Non-fiction Historical fiction Biography Thriller Young Adult Romance Picture books Cult classics The Classics Summer reading list Book club picks Loaned two Read More …

241

There are many things that could say that they are 241 years old…America is one of them. Most of them are older. Less or more stable – depending on your view point. They can also be a nice place to Read More …