MAY 23, 2011 11:59PM

Mama on a Mission

During a meeting today discussing marketing strategies, as I preached the need to remain "on message" or essentially to develop and adhere to a mission statement — I realized, that what PDD (autism) and ADD, what these diagnoses have led my family to, is just that  — a need for a… Read full post »
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APRIL 29, 2011 10:54AM

When the Wig Falls Off

A city generally benefits from a few flamboyants and in this way, my hometown of Lenoir, NC, was especially fortunate. A city of only about 17,000, Lenoir made a welcome home to all sorts of eccentrics. A typical example was Sadie, a revered Southern lady who’s eyesight began failing long befor… Read full post »

APRIL 5, 2011 2:13PM

Little Boob Man

The robin’s red breast isn’t the only one that’s shows itself in spring. With the warm weather, or even just the tantalizing hint of it, everyone is enticed to shed bulky sweaters and wear lighter clothes with open necklines that of course leaves women’s cleavage exposed. And… Read full post »
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APRIL 2, 2011 4:33PM

Taking House

Where I lived, 60 Park Avenue, was a fine old house. Our apartment was the first floor of it with three bedrooms and a great deal of shared space — the kitchen, the living room, the bathroom. And, although while preparing for my freshman year, my eager roommate-to-be had called toRead full post »