MUSINGS: some random thoughts on an overcast, late winter day

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I just finished reading the “Fiction” section of  last week’s New Yorker.  I haven’t enjoyed reading these submissions as much over the past year or so.   Too bizarre at times.   The selection process seemed to be skewed in a direction which didn’t necessarily appeal to me.   I read them anyway. This  submission was good.   The […]

GREEN BANANAS: a humorous reference to aging

Some time this past Spring I heard the phrase used for the first time.  A friend, commenting on the fact that he was getting older, said to me, “I don’t buy green bananas anymore.” It took me  moment before the comment sank in.  He was telling me that he had no guarantee that he would […]