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Photos from Thanksgiving 2006

Me and Sky. Jax and Glenn – 30th birthday cakeUncle Doug eating Sky’s foot Hosts – Connie and TrifPhotographer & God-daughter Katharine & boyfriend Pete God-daughter Kristi and fiance MattMe and 93 year old Yai-Yai singing away…

Why The Long Face?

Jackie and Doug with ‘Skypa’ our future triple crown winner.My father-in-law would bet on two cockroaches crawling up a wall. Anything for action. Jimmy inherited the gambling ‘bug’ and after our honeymoon in Las VegasI caught it, too. Big difference,…

Carrie Fisher Says It Right

This morning I read that Carrie Fisher is opening a one woman show this Wednesday in Los Angeles. I’m a fan, but I’m not about to rush off across the country to see her. Still, the article quoted her and…

Some Things Never Change

So, I went to Atlantic City. I didn’t go with my girlfriends. I went with my good friend Marty…who Jimmy and I have known for more than 20 years. Am I spelling out p l a t o n i…

Into The Closet

I have a running conversation with Jimmy in my head that only stops when I’m asleep. I doze off and we both rest in peace. This is not all that different from our marriage. I’m sure his version of heaven…

Celebrity Baseball

At Yankee Stadium – Jimmy holding ‘the duck’ and me. Each season brings it’s own memories. This year’s World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers made me react as I do every year….”Who cares?” True, I’m…

What If We Lived Life Backwards?

Okay, I admit it – the following is not original – It was sent to me by my ex-ex bereavement counselor (yes, I quit group number 2 – if only it had been this easy to give up smoking) I’ve…

NOW

Fear is all around me. Friends and family watched Jimmy disappear within a month. How could they not be frightened? “What are we waiting for?” they say, “Let’s take that trip to Italy NOW.” The NOW, of course, is ‘before…