Curiosity killed the cat?
Curiosity killed the cat?

Curiosity killed the cat?

I was taking care of my grandson recently. I watched this little 17-month-old scrutinize a spoon with such wide-eyed wonder that it made me laugh. I can’t remember a time when a spoon was that fascinating to me.

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Gettin’ Up There: Change my diaper to Motown

Only five-years old, and merrily cocooned within the living room of our post-WWII North Hollywood tract home, I repeatedly played two of my parents’ 45s on the record player — catchy tunes that made me smile and spin: Rosemary Clooney’s “Botch-A-Me” and The Ames Brothers’ “The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane.”

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