Archive for Reflections

Anne writes stories about growing up, living her life and thoughts along the way.

All Dogs Cannot Be Male

You’re with me, right?  It’s biologically impossible for all dogs to be male. The general population knows that it takes …

Traveling as I Turn 55

“Happy Birthday, Love and Hugs” greeted me first thing in the morning, a message from my sister Margaret.

At 5:45 …

Lessons Beyond Math

As part of my Gratitude Project I wrote the following letter to Mrs. Margaret Marcou which I share with her …

Cloth Puzzles With Mom

Word Puzzles, Jigsaw Puzzles, Number Puzzles, Crossword Puzzles, Tangram Puzzles. All these puzzles involve solving a problem either with word …

Movie Sharing with Sean

Last fall I arranged a stop in Tucson, Arizona to visit my brother and his family. My nephew/godson Sean would …

One year I copied Nancy, chief of physical plant at my home, on an email response to my siblings regarding …

Baseball remains the only professional sport I know well enough to follow a game. Via countless games of Pepper, I …

A celebration of my home occurs in June. This annual open house has taken place on almost every first Saturday …

How does an engineer become good with words? One word at a time.

Long before I knew the word diction,

Last fall I arranged a visit in Tucson, Arizona to visit my brother and his family. My nephew, Sean, would …