Tag Archives: Grandfather

Today’s Tomorrow

“May Day! May Day! May Day!”  That desperate radio call for help—once the best way for airplanes to signal disaster—is such an appropriate beginning for this May 1 blog post.  Today’s inspiration is neither the traditional spring holiday nor the … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Ups and Downs

Life’s ups and downs for ten-year olds are very different from those of senior citizens.  Yet there is also common ground that ultimately unites ten-year old Sunny Lewin and her Gramps in Sunny Side Up (2015).  This brand-new, semi-autobiographical memoir … Continue reading

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Private Lives and Public Moments: Making Memories

“Go make some good memories for yourself,” my father used to say, giving his approval for a teenage outing. “Making memories” is still an expression some people use for being alive. Yet there can be gaps between living through experiences … Continue reading

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