The Belated Birthday Present

            Ring, ring, ring.  My husband paused the movie and we sat on our couch waiting patiently to hear if anyone would leave a message and if so, who would they be?  Someone important?  Or just another telemarketer.  “Hi, Amy! This is Grandma Stella S—-.”             I jumped off the couch and weaved my wayContinue reading “The Belated Birthday Present”


I was so mad at myself and bummed. I just wasn’t thinking! And it’s not something that I have to deal with every day, so why would I?The condo we stayed at was as cold as an icebox and taking my camera from the icebox out into a warm-Jersey-Shore-kind-of-day was not the way to haveContinue reading “Salvaged”