Guess Skinny Will Have to Come Live with Me

This blog entry was written in November 2006 after my mom’s uncle Jimmy died. I had a special relationship with him…he was the only person who could see my imaginary cat, Skinny! One might wonder why I’m resurrecting this old blog from five years ago. Well, Skinny has never really left my thoughts but he’s … Read More

Memories: the smells of childhood

We all have memories from our childhood, some wonderful and some not so great. Memories are created from many experiences–including sights, sounds and yes, smells. There’s a few distinct smells that I remember being present consistently throughout my childhood. Some, like the sewage plant that was easily smelled from the interstate in Wichita, was not … Read More