Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
I have a love-hate relationship with summer. I love the balmy summer mornings and cool summer evenings. I can do without the rest of the day.
Cosmetic and Other Bags This seasonal closet culling wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have so many cosmetic bags jammed between the shoe boxes at the top of my closet. It’s a game of Jenga as I pull out a shoebox, hold my breath and wait for the avalanche of bags to bounce off […]
Part One: Shoes I finally packed away the winter sweaters and flannel shirts and hung my summer tees and capris in their place. I hate this seasonal task so much that I delay it for as long as I can. It’s not that I have that many clothes to pack away. It’s the shoes. The […]
When he reached for my hand, it took all my self-control to not reach down and lift him up into my arms, to hold him there for a long time, to make up for two years of “air hugs” that were no substitute for a good strong grandma hug.
Laughing With Buddha was launched several years ago when I was in a better frame of mind. I wanted to write a humorous blog and I found a lot to write about. I was happier then. Not so now. My mother died on March 27, 2021. It didn’t matter to me that she was 93 years […]
Monthly Archives: July 2015
Here it is, already, the last week of July. I’ve spent the entire month blogging about one aspect or another that I dislike about this month: the heat and humidity, those despicable Green Flies and my aversion to sailing. This … Continue reading
Yesterday the mast on our sailboat was raised. Even though my husband and the boys have done this annual task for several years now, they always need to stand around the dock for a while looking over the boat, touching … Continue reading
While sitting in my brother’s backyard in Cold Spring Harbor one evening, a green-fly landed on the picnic table. We all stared in disbelief. “I thought you said you don’t have green flies up here on the north shore,” I … Continue reading