Letters from America

Sister Sheila returned to me letters I had written to her and to Mom and Dad back in 1973: 4 July 1973 – Aerogram to Sheila with apologies for being late for her seventeenth birthday. We had been out in the sticks camping in Canada, north of Lake Superior on her day 26 June, nextContinue reading “Letters from America”

Road Trip with Larry SA

Mom lent us her Cortina. Like this, but OHS: How brave was that!? The longer I have teenagers of my own the more I admire my Mom and her quiet courage and fortitude back in the ’70’s! The thought of giving my teenage son my car and allowing him to disappear (it would be inContinue reading “Road Trip with Larry SA”

I saw Joan Rivers live . .

. . . in Las Vegas in 1973 ! Whoa! Can that be true? When she died recently, I went searching for details of her Vegas show way back then. She was 40yrs old already – and she was delightfully rude. She and Petula Clark were double-billed at Caesar’s Palace: Hollywood Reporter – August 1,Continue reading “I saw Joan Rivers live . .”