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Where Are Your Fingerprints?

Posted on Mar 2, 2011 by Lisa Ricard Claro   19 Comments | Posted in Exodus · Leon Uris · mama

These photos are of the paperback book “Exodus” by Leon Uris. Published in 1958 by Bantam, it belonged to my mother before I did, as I didn’t snuggle in her arms until 1960. I cannot guess the number of times Mama read this book. You can see in the pictures that it is dog-eared and [Read more…]

Happy Anniversary September 1st!

Posted on Sep 1, 2010 by Lisa Ricard Claro   14 Comments | Posted in anniversary · daddy · mama · september

The post below is a repeat of the posting for September 1st 2009.  I’ve changed a couple of things to accommodate the passing of another year, but otherwise this is a re-run. It remains relevant for me, so I’d like to request your indulgence on the repeat, just this once.  Thanks. Once upon a time [Read more…]

One Happy Mama!

Posted on Jun 13, 2010 by Lisa Ricard Claro   12 Comments | Posted in family · joey · kids · mama · siblings

My son, Joey, lives in Florida.  He is 7-9 hours away, depending on who is behind the wheel (7 for him, 9 for us old baggers). Close enough for a long weekend visit, too far for a day trip.  The consequence is that we enjoy his company only a handful of times a year, and [Read more…]

Sea of Forgetfulness

Posted on May 7, 2010 by Lisa Ricard Claro   12 Comments | Posted in mama · mother's day

My mama is on my mind daily, especially now that Mother’s Day has a foot in the door.  I miss my mom and talk to her all the time about everything. It isn’t the same as actually having her here, but I like to think she looks in on me from time to time and [Read more…]

Happy September 1st!

Posted on Sep 1, 2009 by Lisa Ricard Claro   4 Comments | Posted in daddy · mama · september · snowflake

Once upon a time and long ago, on the 1st of September, there was a restaurant and lounge in Merrimack, New Hampshire called The Village Squire. Mama and Daddy took me there for dinner—our standing Friday night date—and we three made a pact: no matter where the years might lead us, September 1st would be [Read more…]

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