The African Queen
August 27th, 2015 @ 8:48 am

Mom loved the movie The African Queen. I remember she was very excited when I went to see it at a small theater when I was in college. Today is the birthday of C.S. Forester, the author of the book upon which the movie is based, who wrote: When a man who is drinking neat […]

Mom’s Favorite Movies
August 28th, 2013 @ 2:42 am

Mom loved Tootsie. It was one of her favorites. I know that Nana really liked it, too. I forgot that one of the leads is Dabney Coleman, who was also in 9 to 5, another of her favorites. I thought I’d put together a list of mom’s favorite movies. If you remember any, drop me […]

Ken Kesey
September 17th, 2012 @ 12:01 am

[Today is] the birthday of Ken Kesey, born in La Junta, Colorado (1935). He was a champion wrestler in high school and voted most likely to succeed. He married his high school sweetheart and then accepted a fellowship in creative writing at Stanford. He got a job as a night aide at the VA hospital […]

Gone with the Wind
February 21st, 2009 @ 12:00 pm

2/21/09 Hi, Mom, I’m watching Gone With the Wind. Daddy really did look like Clark Gable. It makes me feel close to you. I wish we could watch it together some day. Maybe I’ll ask Jen to watch it someday soon. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I miss you! Clark Gable […]

November 30th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

In which mom writes about her day

I Get So Lonely
July 1st, 2001 @ 12:00 pm

A Day in Gainesville

October 8th, 1991 @ 12:00 pm

In which my sister is smart and mom doesn’t like Ghost that much