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aMusings by Lucy Fagan

The Kalmar Nyckel (a ship)
A Tall Ship of Delaware. This is a replica of the Swedish ship which brought the first permanent European settlers
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Sweeping Fun
All through the Christmas season,  I saw advertisements for the most phenomenal and outrageous toys for kids. Many of them
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Christmas Inside Out
Growing up in Texas, the Christmas holidays were a grand adventure, as I remember. The Christmas tree always went up
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A cup of coffee
I think I have a new friend. Our paths crossed as a result of a mutual client, and we elected
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May and Edward VIII
It’s a mouthful and definitely a fascinating story — or two, or three. Let’s begin with a forgotten seamstress in London
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Deep Thoughts
A friend (not a pal, but a friend) recently related to me that his men’s group had been discussing what
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Ham and Joy
How can one little furry bundle bring so much joy into my life!? This is a chronicle of not even two
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Friday night. Date night.
The excitement of Friday nights has not dimmed through the years, even as I have lived these past 20 of
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Blowing in the wind
I love the Louie L’Amour novel, “Conagher”. Or was it that I loved the movie of the same name starring that
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Intersections
I just met the most fascinating young man. Yes, fascinating! He stepped out of the pages of time to usher
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My early-marriage nemesis
I read this little poem (below) as a new bride. From college to career to marriage took a few short years,
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Secret Gifts
An excerpt from Pope Francis’ homily on Ash Wednesday: “When you do something good, almost instinctively born in us is
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