Tag: family

May 17, 2014 /

“The streets were dark with something more then night.” ― Raymond Chandler “Anne felt something like a splinter of ice sink into her chest. She moaned and found herself clutching for something that wasn’t there.” Vickie Lester, It’s In His Kiss via Downtown | sanslartigue.

May 17, 2014 /
April 20, 2014 /

Frankly, my Angels, Spring is a rough time of year for me. Many years ago my father suffered a fatal heart attack while we were living in London. One of my best friends died in April ten years ago, and my mother had the stroke that killed her on Easter…

March 23, 2014 /
October 15, 2013 /

The fab four in costume: I’m the youngest of four. One of the earliest memories I have is of my oldest brother’s birthday, following my mother around as she decorated the dining room for his party. The centerpieces were Beatles singles stacked in “house of card” towers, the table cloth…

August 25, 2013 /

This, my angels, is a photo of Yours Truly and Mr. Truly sometime around twenty-five years ago… Now, I did snap a picture of the two of us at our regular Sunday outing to the most fabulous dumpling house in the Los Angeles basin, and I was willing to share…

June 26, 2013 /

Some combo…happy and desolate. A certain young man is in Europe, poised for a two day exam that will set the course for his next four years. Exciting, wonderful, challenging. Here at home it is very quiet, very still. None of that distinctive loping footfall that denotes an impatience with…