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Rolling Chairs

September 13, 2021


I recently saw a reference to rolling chairs. I haven’t thought about those chairs in decades. They were a fixture of my walks on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, back in the 60s and 70s. They were wicker, had wheels, and many were pushed manually. Most of the riders were, through my young eyes, older […]

In Honor of Holocaust Rememberance Day April 19

April 18, 2012


Chelsea Beach 1946, by Renee Fisher I am huge. My face is round and puffy.  My ankles are swollen.  My breasts, generous under normal circumstances, are almost comical in their inflated condition. My belly, while large, is of lesser protrusion than my breasts. This gives me a look, not so much of pregnancy, as of […]

There she is, Miss America…

January 15, 2011


This evening, the Miss America Pageant is prepared to stomp dance on our faces once again, with its laminated toothy smiles and stiletto heels.  Oh whoops, am I being too hard on this tattered piece of Americana?  You bet.  I grew up with Miss America, and I have watched her slide from pure goodness and […]