Monthly Archives: September 2009

Five Days in Vancouver: A Mini-Memoir

Vancouver, BC, must be one of the ten most beautiful places on earth. Mountains, water, temperate climate year round, a meeting place for East and West. Such a meeting took place at the Vancouver Peace Summit September 25-29, 2009. For … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert: His Drinking/Recovery Memoir

You know Roger Ebert as a film critic, one of the best in the business. But on August 25, Roger Ebert came out to the world as a recovering alcoholic in his blog in the Chicago Sun-Times called “Roger Ebert’s … Continue reading

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So How 'bout that Toast?: A Mini-Memoir

Our son Anthony and our new daughter-in-law Chelsea were married September 12 at All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan. It’s time to share more of the story that has been unfolding here since they announced their engagement. I described the … Continue reading

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Memoir Poems: A New Family Tradition

The wedding countdown is on! Anthony and Chelsea not only have their own website, like many couples these days, but both of them are bloggers. Anthony uses his blog mostly as a “digital home” for networking in social media, although … Continue reading

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Julie and Julia Aren't Enough: They Both Needed Judith!

Did you see the summer’s best memoir movie, Julie & Julia? If not, hurry to a theater near you and catch it before it leaves. If you missed the trailer, you can find it here: I read and relished My … Continue reading

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The Harvest Time of Life: A Mini-Memoir

Last Sunday, Stuart and I celebrated the last day of August with one of our many bike rides in the hill/woods/lake country here in southwestern Michigan. We have enjoyed watching the grape vines become green, then produce fruit, and soon … Continue reading

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