Tag Archives: Peter Pan

Goodbye, Peter Pan

Suicide is never noble! Let me repeat. Suicide. Is. Never. Noble. Never, ever, ever, ever, ever! The individual may be a supposedly devout Muslim and ardent follower of the radical Al-Qaeda who is perversely motivated by the promise of 72 virgins for dying a so-called martyr’s death. Or the individual may be a celebrated comic, actor and all-around […]

Wendy Grows Up

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, J. M. Barrie’s fictional creation of Neverland and his story of Peter Pan has fascinated me since childhood. Between the time when my sister Nadja died (previous post here) and the birth of my younger sister Tamara (previous post here), our family resembled the Darlings (except I was second, fictional […]

Two Is The Beginning

Tomorrow, we will celebrate our first-born child’s 40th birthday. It seems almost impossible to imagine that fact is reality, but there’s no denying it … nor the corollary − that her daddy is considerably past his 40th birthday! (Okay, if I must admit it, me too.) How, I ask myself, is this possible? I posted a poem here […]

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