Archive for Reflections

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

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 …

Girl Scout Leading Mom

In Northport, New York, I joined a Brownie Girl Scout troop. Vague memories float in my mind about meeting at …

The title must have captured my nine-year-old imagination as I pulled it from the shelf. What stood out in my …

I Still Have a Landline

The young men looked at me in awe: “You have a landline!” They went on to explain that it had …