Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Christmas Soldier

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila My teen-aged niece and I were standing in line at the checkout in J.C. Penny’s yesterday when we noticed the young soldier striding toward a nearby exit. He looked like any raw-boned, young GI, clad in desert … Continue reading

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On Mrs. Brown, Rhubarb Pie, and (Christmas) Gifts

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila ON MRS. BROWN Mrs. Brown was, I’d guess, in her seventies or eighties back then, during the five years my family lived across the street and down the block from her in the south end of Escanaba, … Continue reading

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From Russia with Hope–a Nabokov Christmas Gift (redux)

I have noticed of late more than the usual amount of “views” to my blog from Russia. God bless viewers from that corner of the world. Should you (or any other viewer) be in particular need this Christmas season of … Continue reading

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