My Funny Valentines

Here’s a sampling of the Valentine’s Day cards I’m sending to my friends: I found these retro Valentine’s Day cards on line.  I love them because they’re corny and sweet but mostly because they’re not associated with any advertising campaign like the Hello Kitty or Barbie or Toy Story valentines that drugstores shelve this time […]


A meanness and a kindness

Two stories to begin the new year:   When I was young and sometimes cruel, I played a trick on my little sister.  I tracked her down in the neighborhood and told her that our father had been looking all over for her and was really, really mad that she wasn’t home.  What got me […]