Category Archives: Scenes From My Life

Scene from my life: The Blue Wall of Silence

In yesterday’s Times, Timothy Egan published an opinion piece, “The Blue Wall of Silence Is Starting To Crack.” Although he’s correct to describe the number of policemen who testified for the prosecution against Derek Chauvin as a crack in the … Continue reading

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Scenes from my life: “So, nothing much has been going on”

Whenever I get a phone call or make one, it often begins with me saying, “Nothing much has been going on.” I used to have lots to say – especially when I was out there in the world, working for … Continue reading

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Scene from my life: the romance of certain old kitchen gadgets

Stuff happens because of kitchen gadgets. I was prepping carrots for a white bean soup when my vegetable peeler broke. It would have taken me ten minutes to run out and buy a new peeler. But I, a decent home … Continue reading

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