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A Case of the Human Condition: The Day She Popped the Question

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Things were getting serious. My boyfriend had moved his goldfish into my apartment. I returned from a long weekend with … [Read more...]

Leap Year 1976 — The Day I Popped the Question

2016 is a Leap Year, and February 29, Leap Day, is coming up on Monday. That means Jon and I will be celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the day I … [Read more...]

Wedding Dress Shopping — When Your Daughter Lets You Tag Along

By Barbara Falconer Newhall When I picked out my wedding dress forty years ago, I did it all by myself. It didn't occur to me to phone my mother and ask … [Read more...]

Stalking Superman

By Barbara Falconer Newhall There he was. In the flesh. Tall and slender and muscled and oh-so-handsome. Sigh. It was Superman. The Man of Steel of my … [Read more...]

I’m Thankful For a Clean Oven, Fresh Ice Cubes . . . and a Daughter-in-Law-to-Be

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's Thanksgiving and I should be thankful for the really big things. I should be grateful that there are no air raid sirens … [Read more...]