Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Sad Goodbye to a Fabulous Mayor

Want to know more about Tom Menino? “Hizzonor” Thomas M. Menino, the longest serving mayor of Boston, passed away yesterday, 30 October 2014. This man constantly amazed – his supporters as well as his non-supporters. This video is fun to … Continue reading

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Some Family Stuff

This picture is what I’ve been all about this past week or two. In the above photograph are my cousin Bobbie (brunette) (next to me on the cart, blonde), my (late) cousin Barbara (behind us), and some neighbor boy named … Continue reading

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Local Hero

We have seen a lot of movies. A LOT of them. We have most of them here still! But I have to say, if I were asked today what my favorite movie of ALL time was, it would be “Local … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Speaking of Cornwall, have you ever seen the British mini-series “Coming Home” (from the book by Rosamunde Pilcher)? As luck would have it, I found it on youtube and here it is: Coming Home – Part 1 Coming Home – … Continue reading

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Vera Brittain – Part II – Letters from a Lost Generation

More to the subject of Vera Brittain that I wrote about yesterday. I am reading (among other things) a book most splendid and most illuminating to me. It is called Letters from a Lost Generation – First World War Letters … Continue reading

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