For the Love of Family

I wrote the following piece last September.  For no particular reason, I decided to hold on to it. We lost my brother this week, and for no particular reason, I feel it's time to share my writing with you. September 5, 2017: Many of my readers have followed this blog faithfully for years.  Not only... Continue Reading →

In America Anything Is Possible

These days, I find myself with some time on my hands.  This morning I am feeling a little nostalgic.  I rarely look back on my Philadelphia homes with anything less than happiness.  They were good days.  I never fully regret selling my houses (although admittedly, I regret selling the little condo from time to time.)... Continue Reading →

In Memory of my Precious Patches

Patches “Angela” Henson May 5, 1998 – October 27, 2015 Patches was born around May 5, 1998 on the streets of “the Gayborhood,” Philadelphia, PA.  She came to us from the Morris Animal Refuge.  Her new mother had been looking at adopting a Maine Coon, but after two weeks of deciding on a kitten, Patches chose... Continue Reading →

Babacığım

A week has come and gone - celebrating the life of my father-in-law. He was one of the most kind and gentle men I had ever met.  If you caught him in one of the rare moments he was not smiling, you could still see the smile in his eyes. You would never find him... Continue Reading →

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