Dear Daddy, meet Lorenzo…

Your birthday, April 12, and Father’s Day went by without so much as a Facebook post.  Sorry about that, but I do have something for you. And it’s much more exciting than you  could imagine. Do you remember, by any chance, the very first time I saw an opera? It was on television, on a Sunday […]

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‘Good old days’

We recently learned that the old-fashioned hardware store in our nearest little town is closing. It’s “aged out, ” I’m afraid, as countless suburbanites in the housing developments ringing the town go to one of the big box stores or buy what they need online. Most are too young to remember the curious pleasure of […]

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