Monthly Archives: May 2017
FMM 5 26 17 Which Path?
“Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.”~Viktor E. Frankl. I am a Mancunian by birth. That means that I know that the correct pronunciation of the city’s name is Manchister, with the emphasis on the first syllable. I lived there until I was […]
FMM 5 19 17 Throwing Corn
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”~Ernest Hemingway. Reginald and Henrietta joined our family soon after we arrived in Jamaica. As city folk transplanted to rural Jamaica, we accepted the gifts as pets, not as the dinner (Reggie the rooster) and breakfast producer (Henrietta the Hen) they […]
FMM 5 12 17 Push comes to Shove
“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”~Napoleon Hill. My parents were married for 66 years when my father died. Theirs was a partnership that endured through many struggles and across many miles and left a legacy of enduring lessons along with a large family. But it was one which could easily have not […]