Author Archives: louisemowder

If I am lucky…

there will be a day when the memory of today, and where I am, will be as distant as the memory is right now of Jack’s bedroom at 320 First St. in Hackensack. We will all be together, happy and … Continue reading

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“The Last Days of Disco”

My God – Was this really the year we graduated Mt. St John’s? The year I started at Rutgers? I would have sworn that it was much later in the decade, deeper in the disco era – say, Gaynor’s “I … Continue reading

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The Tenth Anniversary of “9/11”

I put “9/11” in quotes because it is no longer a date, but an event – just as “Pearl Harbor” is no longer a location. There is my *own* 9/11 story: it is actually three or four weeks long. It … Continue reading

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I’m going to give my Facebook friends a break

I must publish 3 or 4 links a day to my FB page: videos I find interesting, music I’m listening to, newspaper article or facts I wish to comment upon. It’s certainly a much greater volume than anything my friends … Continue reading

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This summer, it’s New Order on my iPod

This is the song that was playing over the theater’s sound system just before I walked down the aisle at my wedding – completely by accident. I remember standing in the back of the Forum,looking at the stage, as my … Continue reading

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Donald Trump says he is “the least racist person there is”

In this one little clip is everything that I cannot stand about the way the topic of race – specifically, racism against black citizens – is being discussed in this election season. It’s obvious that the a certain breed of … Continue reading

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How unexpectedly moving…in so many ways

Total, utter game changer. And they *have his body.* They’re bringing it back to Obama like the ancient warriors delivering the head of an enemy to Caesar. But it’s the world that is truly Caesar – the ultimate power that … Continue reading

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