My mother doesn’t want me to tell you this story. She thinks it makes me look kind of like a jerk, or at least un-ladylike. But I made a vow and I had to keep it. So this week, Top Cat and I drove to Brooklyn, New York (20 miles from our house on Long […]
James Alexander Malloy, C Co., 175th Infantry, 29th Division.
This is the last photo ever taken of Pvt. Malloy; it is May 1944 and he is in Cornwall, England, finishing up his training with the 29th Division for the invasion of Europe. He will go in on Omaha Beach on D-Day + 1, in what is […]
The record for At First Not Succeeding And Trying, Trying Again (and Again) goes to a picture I tried to paint of an evening in Paris when Top Cat and I found ourselves in the middle of an impromptu dance party on the Pont des Arts.
Oh! It was such a wonderful memory! Of these Parisians […]
I collect old guide books because, well, I don’t read fiction so that doesn’t leave a whole lot else to read. Ha ha ha!
I happened to pick up a 2005 Frommer’s guide to Paris. I thumbed through it and became deep in thought…
I found myself really thinking, debating, hard, about whether or not I should […]