Roger Ebert: I will be dead. What happens then?

Roger Ebert

  Before his passing Roger Ebert wrote a lovely goodbye essay, I do not fear death, that ran at SALON.  Here’s a glimpse of what he said:   I have no desire to live forever. The concept frightens me. I am 69, have had cancer, will die sooner than most of those reading this. That is in [Read More...]

Breast Pumps & the Fear of the Lord

Breast Pump

I think a lot about words, how we use them and how prevalent certain words are. Recently I had a discussion with someone about breast pumps. There was a time in my life when breast pump was common terminology in our household and in conversations with friends. When I say breast pump you probably think I [Read More...]

An Invitation of Honor

Dad & us

Several of my friends are headed to the White House. They are having breakfast with President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. The invitation to breakfast belongs to an inclusive group. This group even has it’s own signature pin of distinction. I’m wearing my Gold Star pin now. In order to belong to this fraternity, [Read More...]


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