A Week of Remembering – A Writer Speaks

“If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow,” Kansas City, 1918, Ernest Hemingway signed up for Red Cross duty to become an ambulance driver in Italy. In May of that year, he arrived in Paris  to find a city under bombardment from German artillery; by June, he wasContinue reading “A Week of Remembering – A Writer Speaks”

Real Fun

There is an art to having fun. And the first imperative is to go places that increase your likelihood of having fun.  Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913 – December 20, 1983), journalist and author, contributor to Vogue, Redbook and Glamour Magazine, figured it out. “Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.”Continue reading “Real Fun”