lost and found Archive

July 03, 2012

Remembering the day

Today my youngest sister would have turned 50. I remember her – so recently with us – with love and wonder.

December 24, 2009

A Christmas Star

Oh, there are good memories. Certainly, the year my two-year old sister woke early and tore the wrapping from every gift stands out. My mother remembers it well, too – and all too well.  It was the Christmas of the blanket thank-you: we will always treasure whatever it is you gave us. From various Christmases, […]

December 16, 2009

Shiny toys

In a time long gone and almost slipped from memory, I owned a cassette tape recorder that served the purpose of catching bits of melody that were in danger of fading from consciousness. It ran on an AC adaptor or two AA batteries. It was cheap. Tapes were cheap. Short of a reel-to-reel recorder, this […]

December 14, 2009

A book found – a lost gem

“The Pillow Book” by Sei Shonagon – it was to this book I referred in my recent blog about lists.  What was lost is found. Thank-you, Jo Edgett, for wrangling this book back to me. Beautiful Jo. On things lost and returned I can spend hours of thought. There’s one great loss to which I return […]