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Eppy Day

Eppy Day

Long, long, ago in a courtroom far, far, away I was a younger lawyer with a very compelling case. My client came to me as a sympathetic woman. She was married to an American G.I. noncom who was a boor. And a loudmouth drunk. He was a bully, and occasionally violent.

5,221

Just a number really. About a quarter of my life. Long ago, one day, 5,221 days ago, I went to a house that was about to be put up for auction. The couple was getting a divorce after a very long and tough year. Their youngest child had died of leukemia. Their oldest...

DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS?

Near 50 years ago Robert Lamm and his band Chicago wrote that hit song that still plays in my head. Only now I’m the lady with the diamond watch trying to beat the clock. Oh no. We’ve all got time enough to die.50 years ago.I went to a real high school in the 11th and...

A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Under my idea of duress, but at the cost of doing business, my company bought a table recently at a fundraising gala. Unusually set on a Friday night, (who thought that up?) There was the added detraction of having worked that day and being tired. My idea of a Friday...

Culture

Tony Curtis painting…who knew… House of Gold by Victoria BentleySeveral years ago I attended a performance at a Jazz Fest where I had the pleasure of hearing Kenny Rankin play guitar with two other musicians. It was a Sunday afternoon concert, not the Saturday night...

friendships

Oh, so you’re dating my ex-husband...You know how you're reading those funny quotes, the kind you see on a cocktail napkin, or humorous website, and often they are about divorce. I often look at divorce material to see what people are saying... to see what the...

Work

There's always work to be done…

family

My father 1968 ANYWAYPeople are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.If you are kind to people, they may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true...

Life on life’s terms

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, I think it is appropriate to look at all of these listed categories and realize that many run into the other. In any forum discussion, as in any Thanksgiving table, people talk about work, life, family, friends, and some version of...

A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Under my idea of duress, but at the cost of doing business, my company bought a table recently at a fundraising gala. Unusually set on a Friday night, (who thought that up?) There was the added detraction of having worked that day and being tired. My idea of a Friday...

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