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Chronicle of Valentine’s Past

1987 – I remember room 1B, the desks aligned in rows with each student‚Äôs handmade mailbox scribbled in crayon. Danny B. includes candy in his valentine envelopes, something more exotic than the chalky conversation hearts, and he is the coolest kid in Mrs. Ferry’s room. 1990 – My parents leave us little valentines at our […]


After hyperventilating at the apocalyptic mess in girlchild’s room, the floor laden with crafts half- done and clothes half- worn we together resolved on a plan for a tidier space. Our reconnaissance mission to a store called Boomerangs for the elusive desk with drawers. We purchased a solid oak grand dame of drawers, loaded with […]

The things they found when they were moving

Everyone always hails the purge when you move, the commendable, enviable ridding of Excess Stuff that one accumulates from living for too long in a particular place. We could all Marie Kondo our way through our domiciles on a weekly basis but sometimes you still open a door and lo! The entire¬†Oriental Trading catalogue appears […]