Monthly Archives: May 2014

Happy Forever, Laura and Colton.

Such a beautiful day! Such a beautiful wedding! Laura Phyllis Gutsche and Colton Castro were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, May 24, 2014, and the boys and I almost missed it, thanks to faulty GPS directions. The CE drove … Continue reading

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Florida, Family and Happy Birthday to Me!

Dateline: Sarasota, FL where the sun is shining on a beautiful day for niece Laura’s wedding! Early Thursday morning we packed our bags and gathered up Phyllis, who, at 91, is still jet-setting across the country. We met Gail, fresh … Continue reading

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Salmonella and Kissing Chickens.

Perhaps because they are now just a flock of two, Luna and, especially Pippa, have become quite affectionate with us. Luna has a special little cooing cluck she uses when she sees me coming. I like to think that she’s … Continue reading

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Sight for Sore Eye.

Two words that should never go together: cornea and ulcer. Throw in another word: infection, and you’ve got the ingredients for a wild ride. Every January, when the pittosporum blooms, my allergies start to rage. My eyes get red and … Continue reading

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Wrap-up: April in NYC

Just back from another great trip to the city. It was kind of awesome, though, to leave the puffer coat, gloves, scarves and umbrellas behind – it snowed when we arrived and poured cold rain as we left – but, … Continue reading

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