It’s Not Lying, It’s Magic

We have an “Aunt Eleanor Box”.  It is filled with accumulated goodies that can be used for a variety of celebratory needs.  Last minute invite to a child’s birthday party, here’s a Melissa and Doug puzzle.  Forgot it was Cousin Helga’s anniversary – here’s a candle.  It’s not that the items or the person are…

An English Lesson

Several years ago, I found myself standing in the center of the Piazza de la Repubblica surrounded by hundreds of people laughing hysterically.   My husband and I had paid about $50 dollars to stand among these people.  We used a little of our acting skills to giggle at appropriate times or shake our heads knowingly,…