Category Archives: Life in general

An end of an era: the tea kettle

It is the end of an era. The family tea kettle finally bit the dust. The tea kettle that graced my mother’s tiny kitchen in Parma, that moved there with her from Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood, a tea kettle that … Continue reading

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Christmas decorations, Thanksgiving, and old Technology

Yes, this year it is going to be a weird Thanksgiving. It will be the three of us. Mary Kay, our son, and I shall be alone together and apparently I am making a good-sized turkey. I still don’t have … Continue reading

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A chill weekend

I awakened early and came downstairs after some quick flexibility exercises and did the window open and close routine in these Pandemic times to air out the house. It is 32 degrees outside. Rather than do our usual dog walk … Continue reading

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Stewart and the croon

Yes, Poor Stewart. We came back from a nice walk and MK was playing the piano. For Stewart, hearing piano music always sets him to crooning. He cannot help himself; he moans; he howls; he drives MK nuts. She cannot … Continue reading

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A socially distanced dinner with the grandgirls in the time of Pandemic

The girls were ecstatic. We had decided that on Thursday, that we would put on our masks, get in the car, and go to SuperDawg in neighboring Wheeling. We did. The weather went along with it. We ordered while in … Continue reading

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