Things

What are you saving?  Keeping in that drawer, or cabinet, or closet for the right moment? I was brought up at a time when parents taught their children that there were play clothes and party clothes, school clothes and just-sitting-around-in-the-house clothes. We had  stainless flatware and silverware, everyday dishes and good china, heavy-duty glasses and … More Things

Gift

I’m giving myself a gift. I don’t generally, during the holidays, but this year, yes, this year…? Yes. The internet has changed the world for writers. It’s a good thing, in many ways, but I have, truthfully, felt a bit smothered by it—the necessity for promotion, the struggle to be everywhere, to be heard. I … More Gift