You wrote that you were ill, but knowing how private you are I didn't ask you to elaborate. Even asking a simple question would have felt like prying. So I didn't ask. Nor did I offer help. But this post is not about beating myself up after the fact. Cultured, well-read, well-travelled, funny and clever.… Continue reading Community
On TV, the Rose Parade looks orderly. Polished. Once the parade gets past the network cameras, it's real life and real people. They say never to view the parade from the north side of Colorado Boulevard because the floats are built to look good for the cameras located on the south side. And, as the… Continue reading Rose Parade 2016
"If you can think of times in your life that you’ve treated people with extraordinary decency and love, and pure uninterested concern, just because they were valuable as human beings. The ability to do that with ourselves. To treat ourselves the way we would treat a really good, precious friend. Or a tiny child of… Continue reading The Ability (a quote from David Foster Wallace)
James C. Russell (Jim), aged 82, of Hollywood, California, died on 17 September 2013, at his assisted living home in Eagle Rock, California. He was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania on April 1, 1931, to Allen Cunningham Russell and Gwendolyn Romaine Leber Russell, the second of eight children. He was a graduate of the University of… Continue reading Obituary for James C. Russell
I'm in the midst of planning my high school reunion. It will start on Guy Fawkes Day - though I don't anticipate that we will build a bonfire in the hotel lobby. Among other e-outreach activities, I set up a Facebook page for the event. The FB page contains info about the date, the city,… Continue reading Getting the Message Out…or IN
Oh residents of the San Gabriel Valley and adjacent environs--Celebrate spring with us bloggers. Will you be there?
I'm not a regular Colbert watcher, but his recent word of the day, "AT & Treason" is good stuff. Courtesy of Credo.