Tag Archives: Kate

A Memoir Poem for Late November

Poetry is the genre I feel least comfortable attempting. Most of the poems I’ve written deserve their ignominious fate in manilla folders. I write them most often to sustain a contemplative mood or moment. Here’s one inspired by thinking of … Continue reading

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Anniversaries of All Kinds: Blogging and Living Memoir

This week marks the second anniversary of http://www.100memoirs.com. After about 200 posts, more than 1000 comments, 35,000 hits and new links to Facebook and Twitter, this blog has brought me into the social media world, sometimes kicking and screaming, but … Continue reading

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Another Blessing, Two Toasts, and a Slideshow: More Wedding Memories

This has been quite a year for our family! Just nine months ago, we were celebrating our son Anthony’s wedding to Chelsea in Manhattan. I wrote about the toast we gave at that wedding then. Yesterday, I posted the blessings … Continue reading

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Two Wedding Blessings for Our Daughter and Her New Husband: A Mini-Memoir

Yesterday our only daughter became a bride and wife. Today is Mother’s Day. Need I tell you that my heart was full this morning, even before Stuart placed a handwritten card and a cup of Starbucks coffee on the bedstand and … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Days: Reflections on Recent Travels

Pittsburgh:  Saturday morning. Post-Starbucks and pre-wedding planning day with Kate and Nik, Anthony and Chelsea, Ila and Neal.In a mellow, grateful, Thanksgiving Weekend mood. It occurred to me, as I was returning from my third trip to NYC last week, … 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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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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