Tag archives: birthdays

By Lynda Millner   |   August 19, 2021

“Such a nice party. I can’t believe it. Such a nice party, I hate to leave it.” — T.S. Eliot, The Cocktail Party In trying to find an adjective to complement a recent birthday party I went to, I found the world “éclat.” It means a “dazzling display.” Perfect! Linda Rosso’s table for 19 of […]

Simple Birthdays? Nay, we say.
By Ernie Witham   |   September 24, 2020

Our family spends more time planning birthdays than some people spend reading presidential briefs… it’s been said… by many, many, fine folks. We’ve had choreographed dance-offs, whereas we all stand in a large circle and someone does a dance move. The next person has to duplicate it or get eliminated. Out of pity they let […]

Giving and Forgiving
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   November 21, 2019

Considering how many things we are warned not to “take for granted,” it is good to bear in mind all the others – of which, may I suggest, the most precious is someone’s love. Love is a gift we grant and receive with no expectation of return. We take it for granted. Therein lies the […]