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Airy Persiflage · 1d ago

Sunday Stealing

1. Which living person do you admire the most, and why? Especially now, the Obamas, who led this country with grace and dignity despite overwhelming odds.  When I see what has happened in ...
Airy Persiflage · 1d ago

Ego Boost

If you're ever feeling low, or wondering if you're worthwhile or not, try belonging to Facebook on your birthday! As of this writing more than 200 people have wished me a happy birthday o...
Airy Persiflage · 1d ago

Spring Forward

It's one of my favorite couple of weeks in Davis, when all the trees as bursting forth into blossom.  It's just starting now.  In another week, the entire F Street, from 14th Street d...
Airy Persiflage · 4d ago

Horror Stories

I'm finding out what a "support group" is all about.  The Senior Center has a dementia workshop on the third Wednesday of every month.  I was pretty good about going every month, but a...
Airy Persiflage · 4d ago

The Staff of Life

No bread? No car? No problem. Walt went off to Berkeley for his dental appointment and I was at home without any bread.  Actually I haven't had any bread in several days and have made d...
Airy Persiflage · 4d ago

A Valentne

As I sit here in my office writing this entry, Walt is busy collecting all of the garbage from the house and dog poop from the yard so that he can take our 3 garbage cans (we are into ...
Airy Persiflage · 4d ago

A Few Tears

My friend Gilbert Russak died when the Lamplighters were doing a run of Yeomen of the Guard.  The timing was ironic, since the character of Jack Point in that show was one of the two for...
Airy Persiflage · 4d ago

Sunday Stealing

1. Last movie you saw in a theater? LaLa Land.  I wanted to see at least one movie before the Golden Globes, but we had actually also seen Manchester Bay too.  I hope to get to see Lio...
Airy Persiflage · 1W ago

Saturday 9

Welcome to Saturday: 9. What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions wil...
Airy Persiflage · 1W ago

Thank a teacher

Ned's sister-in-law Lindsay, a teacher, wrote this on Facebook:  This week I've gotten a little bit of a pat on the back that helps bolster my resolve to carry on this important task. Sev...