Archive for September, 2007

Sep 29 2007

Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain (Movie)

Published by under Books & Movies

Netflix description: “Celebrate 50 years of mountaineering magic with this awe-inspiring documentary replete with sensational footage of Mount Everest. The award-winning National Geographic crew tracks the three children of mountain-climbing icons Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first two people ever to conquer the fabled peak.” My thoughts… This was one step below so-so. […]

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Sep 29 2007

Arachno-terror

Published by under Mothers & Daughters

I guess one of the things that makes it difficult when a person leaves your daily life—a breakup, a death, even a child’s leaving home—is having to go through things a first time without them. This morning I had to go through my first spider without Lulu. If she’d been here she’d have appeared by […]

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Sep 27 2007

Where, Oh Where

Published by under Mothers & Daughters

I really don’t get it. Why am I so distraught? It’s the natural order of things that one’s child grows up and moves on. At least we hope that’s what they choose to do. There are always people like poor old (my age) Billy P. who still lives with his mother. (Maybe if he’d just […]

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