One last goodbye…

“Can we say one last goodbye? Just the four of us, please.” The plea came from so deep within his heart that of course we would never have refused him this one small act of homage. He deserved this and she deserved it even more. The only light came from the stars and the almost … Continue reading

Mix ‘n Match

Planes fascinate me and scare the hell out of me at the same time. I mean, honestly, who had the crazy idea of sending a ton of steel into the sky and praying that it would stay up there until the clever pilot hopefully brought it down in exactly the right spot? I’ll google that. … Continue reading

Nomination Day

Every woman deserves to be a little sister. Little sisters have all the fun.  When you’re a little sister you never have to fondly recall the days when your parents were there for you and you alone. You never have to accept a screeching, whining, ugly little baby into your cosy threesome and hear your … Continue reading

Happy Families

In the Younubogue Family can I have the daughter please? Oh, that’s me. And the sister? Me too. Wife? Mother? Aunt? Each card seems to bear a little picture of me. That must be because I play all these roles in this ever-increasing family. We all play multiple roles in fact. And as I watched … Continue reading

And the Oscar goes to…

Hubby, for his role as the Good Son in “My Father is a Flipping Moron”. Although he has played this role his whole life it is only now, after the death of his mother, that Hubby has really gained a depth of intensity in this psychologically demanding and exhausting part. Playing alongside the leading role … Continue reading