Category: Ramblings & Writing

Grieving

Good morning, Everyone.It has been an unbearably sad week.My dad, the best daddy anyone could ever be blessed with, passed from this mortal life last Friday morning. Dad was superman to my sisters and brother, the fun-est grandpa to his grandchildren, and a proud… Continue Reading “Grieving”

Stories Served News and Notes August 13, 2020

I am writing while thunder and flashes of lightning usher in the dawn. The storm will pass through soon leaving a fresh wash from the humidity (I hope). In the meantime the low rumble and steady patter of rain provide perfect morning music.  I… Continue Reading “Stories Served News and Notes August 13, 2020”

The Beach Loving Legacy of Nelly Truglio

This painting portrays Coney Island, 1889. Coney Island was and is Brooklyn’s seaside mecca. The beach offered relief from the city’s heat and congestion. From the way people dressed, it is hard to imagine any measurable bits of relief. Hats, shoes, high neck collars… Continue Reading “The Beach Loving Legacy of Nelly Truglio”

July 2020 Recap

Welcome to Stories Served Around The Table July 2020 Recap. The pandemic remains the topic of conversation. Everywhere, everyone must wear masks and keep a distance while going to and from essential errands. Recognizing neighbors in masks has become a skill set. I still… Continue Reading “July 2020 Recap”

An Absent Note

Please excuse Antoinette from the blog and commenting responsibilities over these last few weeks. She will be back in mid-August. Antoinette needs to step back, re-plan the blog and website, spend time taking care of family matters, and focus-focus-focus on several writing projects that… Continue Reading “An Absent Note”

Stories Served Pandemic Update

Welcome to the Stories Served Around The Table Notes and News Letter. It has been a while since I brought a newsletter to you. I hope all of you are well staying in a safe place and keeping socially distant yet connected. It has… Continue Reading “Stories Served Pandemic Update”

New Year’s Eves Remembered

New Year’s Eve traditions evolved over my lifetime. Although a festive holiday, giving hope for the upcoming year, the celebrations have changed. No one family member or close friend has owned it. Quite frankly, the month leading up to January 1st is a marathon… Continue Reading “New Year’s Eves Remembered”

Christmas in the City

  Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)! Grab a cup of coffee. What’s been going on in your life? What are your weekend plans?  Is there a… Continue Reading “Christmas in the City”

Letting It Go

Dark and generously thick hair is a dominant family trait for the women on both sides of my DNA tree. But as years tumble forward, our heads fade to gray well before the mindset of middle age. Each generation of women had their method… Continue Reading “Letting It Go”

Surrendering Pink-an annual musing

  Pink-tober has bloomed in rosey reminders for women to be aware and take care. Walks, T-shirts, pretzels, and football fields parade the pink advertising the call to donate to awareness and support campaigns. Oddly enough, the breast cancer that robs us of our… Continue Reading “Surrendering Pink-an annual musing”

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