Everyone’s a Winner in the Blogosphere

Dear Golden Readers, I am pleased to report that a Singapore-based follower of Brain in a Jar has awarded me the Versatile Blogger Award. She has a blog, too, called Frangipani Singaporenicum about her trials and triumphs while taking care of her mother who has early dementia. I like her blog because it connects me…

The Definition of a Southern Gentleman

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. —George Bernard Shaw Dear Genteel Readers, Since my father’s death (a phrase I still find staggering), I have received wonderful kind cards from people I don’t even know. Many, many of them say the same thing: Your father was a true…