Browsing All posts tagged under »mother«


June 15, 2010


This is a long essay, more than two thousand words, about an experience I had in Sicily. I created it as a page, rather than a post, because of its length. I hope you’ll read it when you have some time.

Please Answer My Question! (About “Moonstruck”)

May 27, 2010


I’ve seen Moonstruck, in part or in total, about two dozen times. Yet I still can’t quite understand why Johnny tells Loretta that he can’t marry her. His explanation is that his mother will die. But his mother recovered — got off her deathbed — right after he told her about his impending marriage. Why […]