The Persistence of Memory

On memories, the people we miss and writing their stories.

I’m not going to get all “Glory Days” on you, but the more I think about it, 1996 was the year when everything happened. My senior year in high school was also the year I started dating my husband. My grandmother and one of my favorite teachers died. There was the pain of not being […]

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Memories without Photographs

How do you remember without photographs?

At the grocery store this morning, the Billy Joel song “For the Longest Time” came on over the PA, and I was immediately transported back almost two decades to the Key Club regional convention of April 1995. There was a talent show, and one of the performers was an all-boy acapella group called The Argyles, […]

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