Tag: world-war-II

May 25, 2017 – Miraculous Mutti

Today is my mother’s 90th Birthday. A year ago today, I took a turn of the dime flight to Connecticut, as I was told my mother was reaching the end of her life. For some reason when I got there, things turned around. My mom started to eat and was in and out of being…
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February 2, 2017 – Snippets/My Mother’s Not a Nazi

I come from brave and powerful stock. If I had half the bravery my mom has had, I could help to change the world. I am terrified of spiders, arachnida, those creepy little creatures that make up fodder for nightmares. Biologists classify animals and plants according to characteristics that they have in common. There are over…
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Rewind yourself in history, then look at today…

This has been a week of radical occurrences in my life.  Clearly, I tell myself, it must be something in the water.  I have several friends that seem to be experiencing the same kind of “out of kilter” existence right now.  Relationships are breaking apart and forming.  Babies are being born and loved ones are…
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