Category Archives: nostalgia

fifty

Fifty years ago today this happened: Mauri married Margaret-Rose at Newberg Friends Church. Two families joined together—the Williamses and the Macys. She feeds him. He feeds her. Keeping the traditions. For those of us who still walk in and out … Continue reading

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yuck!

I post this joke from New Yorker to get a laugh out of Mauri. I could just show it to him since he’s in the next room. But that isn’t as much fun. I don’t try to tell either one … Continue reading

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nut dryer

The day started like this for Mauri on the 71st anniversary of his birth. He did the cooking, of course. I provided the ambiance. He would have a rehearsal in the evening, so any other celebrating would happen between 1 … Continue reading

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early 4th

We’ll begin with this pan of cubed pork belly. Taylor tasted some a few weeks back prepared by his brother-in-law Ryan in Austin, TX, and the plan rapidly came together. The radiant mama-to-be-again after church (mass). We got to stay … Continue reading

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self-portraits

I wish I had a way to track how long ago John Williams painted this portrait of himself but I can guess it was when he studied art at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. (He graduated in … Continue reading

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macy brothers

The title of this post might be all that’s necessary to tie together these three photos.

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james

Today is Quinn’s birthday, which brings her Facebook wall to life with well wishes. This is especially affirming for the mother who brought her into the world, though I can’t really take credit for much of what she has become. … Continue reading

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