Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sunday November 18, 2018

Don, my brother in law, routinely consolidated all the leftover crumbs and stale cereal remnants into one box which was called "Daddy’s Cereal". While staying with my in-laws one weekend, I inadvertently poured myself a bowl of "DC" and discovered a satisfyingly new breakfast taste sensation. We began Don’s tradition in our home and I continue, even now, to enjoy this always evolving potpourri of dried cereal leftovers.

Monday November 26, 2018

At my first divorce hearing, there were people in the back of the courtroom eating their lunch. They came every day to watch the proceedings. Better, I was told, than daytime TV. They were privileged to hear some of the most intense and intimate personal information. I wondered why this came under the heading of democracy.