Category Archives: nostalgia

Kevlar Education

Life is full of triggers. I can’t always predict when something will happen that will spark sensory memories or casual remarks or images can send me into a spiral of teenage insecurity. Most people deal with those as best they can. Continue reading

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The Notion of a Hero

I used to think I wanted to be Dr. Who’s companion, Wonder Woman, or a prize-winning medical scientist. This morning I was watching a movie and a greater hero far worthier of admiration and emulation came to my attention: Maisie … Continue reading

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Both Hackney’s in Glenview, IL evoke ghosts of my past in memories of family, friends, and, of course, the menu: Not just because of the burgers from a nearly 100-year-old recipe, and the Onion Loaf, not quite as old, but … Continue reading

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