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Yes, many things have changed since I was born in 1951.  Some changes are good.  Some changes are definitely not so good.  Others, well, are just interesting.  Back in the ‘50s, my husband’s parents couldn’t buy a house in Monterey Park, a neighborhood east of downtown Los Angeles.  His father was Native American and his […]

THEN AND NOW 1951 to 2021: PART I

Last Christmas, my niece gave me a subscription to StoryWorth.  Each week she asks me a question to which I respond in order to memorialize my thoughts and feelings over the past 70 years.  A recent question was, “How has life changed since you were a child?” Well, that opened the floodgates and I’m sure […]

What’s Wrong With Some People?

My good friend, Joey, sent me this video entitled “On the Road:  Ohio boy pays it forward with found fortune.”  The reason I’ve posted it here is not because of the content of the video – it’s a soulful story about a father, his son, and a solider the little boy meets.  It speaks for […]


Remember back in 2008, when 84,000 people gathered at Invesco Field to hear then candidate Obama give his nominating acceptance speech.  Apparently, another 40 million people watched it on tv – I was not one of them, by the way.  But back then, everyone waited with bated breath for the Messiah to speak.  It seems […]