Fare thee well, Hugh Hefner

family, 60's

September marked the passing of a cultural icon. Love him, or despise him, Hugh Hefner almost single handedly changed American society…and the lives of many adolescent boys! His passing sparked the memory of my first encounter with his magazine. I grew up in a small town. It was the 1960’s. Watch a rerun of “Leave […]

Divine Coincidence – The Window

Divine Coincidence

Divine Coincidence, the term an old friend of mine (thanks Melva) uses to describe those moments in life when the unexpected happens in an otherwise routine day. These might be moments of “small world-ness” (like flying to Paris, taking a train, bus, and taxi to an old castle, walking into the grand hall of the […]

Love is Thicker than Blood

Love is Thicker than Blood, Blood is Thicker than Water

There is an old proverb that states, “Blood is thicker than water.” In modern day, it has come to mean that family bonds (blood) are stronger than friendships (water).  “Love is thicker than blood” was my attempt to state love relationships are even stronger than blood relationships. As is my practice when quoting something, I […]