Elizabeth Regina

I inherited this commemorative coat pin from my British grandmother.  She stood on the street in London the day of  the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 and watched the royal carriage go by. 

When my grandmother gave me this pin, probably sometime in the 1990s, I asked her what ER stood for. […]

Marie’s TWA timetable

This is the TWA flight timetable my mom, Marie, had with her when she flew from Michigan to California to pick me up,  following the accident that killed my biological mother and my aunt.  

Marie has doodled on this timetable, perhaps out of nervous anticipation, and I guess the red stain to be spilled […]