Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:01 am
back in 1981 a musical “The Endless Pavement” was performed on the new         SSU auditorium stage (not yet finished) 40 local kids in little cars they’d...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:01 am
for 25 years I published a newspaper The Empty Nest News Letter it wentfirst to family but its popularity caused the mailing list to grow to 200 its masthead featured a bird  with empty nest late...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:01 am
anniversary poem 2019 my daughter’s birthday is come around again sometimes I think it’s probably better she succumbed to her own demons  (though she claimed they weren’t her own) for if sh...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12:01 am
a kind of glorymy folks remodeled an old farmhousea mile from the dairy when I was ninemy cousin paul architecture studentwas a laborer every noon the workerscame down to eat dinner at our housethen s...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:01 am
archival discovery #14found my oldest sister’s well documentedbaby book the rest of us had semi-docsor no baby book at all in it jo’s mom wrote ananecdote: “Little Joan, 3, had heard us speak of...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:01 am
TO THOSE WHO LIE IN BELLEAU WOODThis poem by my mother, then Vera Wardner,was read at a memorial service held at Bois deBelleau, Aisne, France, Dec. 25, 1923.My father was also there with 30 Boy Scout...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:01 am
 Friend’s poem: Little TreasuresA quiet morning. Just the sound of the fanand the ticking of the clock. Both comfort.You ask of childhood treasures. I think back,I see a walking doll. A diction...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:01 am
tis the season poem #6advent and hanukkah are now herea story: a student lived at my housea while back I found him rummaging inthe attic among his stuff stored therewhat are you looking for? my menora...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:01 am
political garb poem #7let’s give a cheer for ruth b g!what’s a rib, e’en two or three?we’ll wave our pink caps!raise some hollers!don our lacy ginsberg collars!©2018 Jacqueline Jackson...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:01 am
personal eco-thanksgiving poemtime to count blessings! I’m grateful toattain (so far) a ripe old age p’raps here’ssome credit: being a depression then ww2farm kid I ate no processed food frozenf...


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