I seem to be, what I’m not… you see.

Listen up kiddies, in the 1950s,  there was a band called “The Platters” .  They  kicked ass. I’ve been a fan since childhood.    Songs like “Only you” “The Great Pretender” “My Prayer” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” “Harbor Lights” “Twilight Time” take me back to a place I’ve never even been.   I don’t know, the…

“Baggage,” Indeed.

“Status Update”: Donating my used clothing is so emotionally draining. I come across articles of clothing that bring back powerful memories and disgusting flashbacks.

Nostalgia

This evening, I visited my father in ICU (recovering, things are looking good) and a political news show was on CNN, which ranks right next to “sports” in the ‘what else is on’ category. The anchors/guests/hosts/’experts’ were arguing split-screen style; a sign behind one serious-looking fellow read, in caps; “Nostalgia is not what it used…