I am part of a private online group of writers publishing journal entries every day during the month of June. [A Journal Entry, 6.3.21] Happiest Days During the pandemic, I had some of the happiest days of my life. Starting in March 2020, Robert and the kids were home all day long with no place […]
[A Journal Entry, 6.2.21] I feel the sense of possibilities I feel the wrench of hard realities The focus is sharp in the city The Camera Eye, Rush, 1981 When it comes to my kids’ stuff, I’m a hoarder. There are dozens of bins in the basement filled with all their things. I have written […]
People with flowers are always going somewhere To a church, to a wedding, to a graveyard. Home, to try to make their empty lives as full as blossoms. I’m like people with flowers because they are trying Because they haven’t given up… —Rod McCuen, 1933-2015 Pictures of mourners are popular on Etsy and eBay. Collectors […]
This is a photo of Baton Twirling Instructor Annette Odello back during her twirling days in the early 1960s. Isn’t she a total joy? I love how happy she looks. Totally ready to lead the band. Odello was once described by her multi-world championship student Annetta Lucero as a “brilliant soul disguised as a world-class […]
This 1990s prom dress is too 1990s for the 1990s. I purchased the original recently for my collection. I paid around $15, so if you swipe it and put in on your wildly famous 1980s Instagram account, please cite the photographer and this blog, https://www.jenx67.com/1990s-prom-dress. Thank you so much! The photo appeared in the Milwaukee […]
The Holderness Family has created a new Gen-X anthem. The part at the end about collect calling? All true. LOL.
“And, this has nothing to do with Generation X.” The other day I posted a First Communion photo on Facebook and someone left a comment saying, “And, this has nothing to do with Generation X.” My page isn’t for her. 😁 There are LOTS of Gen-X groups and pages on Facebook these days representing many […]