Career Choices

As you already know, my dad completed college and law school after I was born. Once he started practicing law, I observed what he did and decided (at age 7) that being a lawyer was for me. When I informed my dad of my decision, he said: Girls … [Continue reading]

High School Jobs

Although I never worked during the school year, both my sister Lindy and I had summer jobs. My first summer job was working for my dad.  He was a bankruptcy trustee and he would take over bankrupt businesses and attempt to sell their inventory. This … [Continue reading]

Circling the wagon with a broken spoke

When our beloved sister Sissy passed, on an early November evening, the telephone tree lit up with disbelief. Yes, we knew she had cancer and had recently enlisted the services of hospice, but we had made plans to go and visit and help in any way she … [Continue reading]

They lead such boring lives….

Dad used to tell us that one of the nice things about having such colorful characters (code words for insane whackos) in our lives was that it was not boring. He was sure right about that! From two mothers who had issues, to relatives that led … [Continue reading]

It’s a Little Too Late To Do the Right Thing Now

Listening to tunes on the radio often brings inspiration for story telling. After all, isn't that what most songs are? A particular title has been hovering and buzzing around in my head and it is just seems right to tell the tale now. Mother had … [Continue reading]

Write the Little Story

As my dear sister Abby and I have been sharing our memories, each one seems to spark another story. And so it seems that although each vignette may be just a little story, if one puts them altogether, they become a mighty blend of our lives. I … [Continue reading]