Skiing requires a solitary state of mind, and is best suited for those of us who enjoy the company of thoughts. Most ski time, however, is spent on ski lifts in the company of strangers. Here are a few memorable moments.
He lost his balance. He fell and now he was rolling down the stairs. He bumped into something. A screaming lady. Shit…How much money would his insurance have to pay for her? Luckily the screams ended. He’d stopped rolling.
I looked in the mirror and smiled.
No pursed lips
Nor blank look
Preventing feelings sipping through the mask
Stared back at me
Thanks to you, my hubby, my killer.
I read “Go Set a Watchman” and I learned that we could love who we please but we should marry our own. I found the advice intriguing and recommended the book to my daughter. I also added, given her young age, that there were descriptive paragraphs reminiscent of Truman Capote, or Harper Lee, and even of Nelle’s new attorney, Sonja Carter.
“Well, it’s better to be silent than to be a fool.” HL
An elderly 88, wheel-chair ridden old woman lives in a small assisted-living facility just north of Monroeville, a tiny Alabama town where she grew up. It is a cheery, yellow wood building in the shape of a large home, complete with a large porch and rocking chairs. The inside is comfortably outfitted with stuffed, flowered sofas, bookshelves and a dining area. A security guard turns journalists away if they ask to talk to the woman, Nelle Harper Lee.
Today, December 13, thousands participated to the Millions March NYC. The Millions March NYC is calling for the indictment of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Garner case, despite the fact that a grand jury did not find Pantaleo’s actions reaching the threshold of indictment.