Entries by Niki Glanz

THE POWER OF ROMANTIC LOVE

By Niki Glanz, Ed.D. “Love is a many-splendored thing.” Right? Romantic euphoria may play out differently for every couple, but few deny its potentiality. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, here are a few excerpts from Memories to Momentum stories attesting to love’s sweet exaltation.  Doris, a retired visiting nurse and homemaker, now in her 80s […]

GIVING AND GETTING

By Niki Glanz, Ed.D. Did you receive that “perfect gift” over the holidays – the one that makes you smile, giggle, or close your eyes in rapture each time you think of it? Let me guess: it wasn’t a sled. Your feelings of gratitude, however, may resemble Robert’s intensity, recalling this much-loved Christmas gift received […]

DANIEL’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM, PART II

“My parents are role models because of the way that they interact and care for other people, besides us.”   College Student, in his early 20s; as a child, lived in large western, Midwestern, and southern cities with his parents and 2 brothers, 1 older and 1 younger; single, no children.         […]

DANIEL’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM, PART I

“My parents are role models because of the way that they interact and care for other people, besides us.”   College Student, in his early 20s; as a child, lived in large western, Midwestern, and southern cities with his parents and 2 brothers, 1 older and 1 younger; single, no children.         […]

YVETTE’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM, Part II

MONDAY’S MUSING: YVETTE’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM “My mom is a miracle to me.”   Designer of children’s clothing, in her mid-30s; as a child, lived in an eastern town with her mother and 1 older sister; single, no children.                             […]

YVETTE’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM, Part I

MONDAY’S MUSING: YVETTE’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM “My mom is a miracle to me.”   Designer of children’s clothing, in her mid-30s; as a child, lived in an eastern town with her mother and 1 older sister; single, no children.                             […]

MONDAY’S MUSING: DORIS’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM, PART 2

MONDAY’S MUSING: DORIS’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM “My husband never had a home; he was [a] ‘Bad Boy.’ So, I not only loved him, I made a home for him.”   Retired Visiting Nurse and Homemaker, in her mid-80s; as a child, lived in the inner city of a mid-Atlantic metropolis with her parents, […]

MONDAY’S MUSING: DORIS’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM

MONDAY’S MUSING: DORIS’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM “My husband never had a home; he was [a] ‘Bad Boy.’ So, I not only loved him, I made a home for him.”   Retired Visiting Nurse and Homemaker, in her mid-80s; as a child, lived in the inner city of a mid-Atlantic metropolis with her parents, […]

MONDAY’S MUSING: MURRAY’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM

MONDAY’S MUSING: MURRAY’S STORY of MEMORIES TO MOMENTUM “I never heard my father’s parents fight, ever. It was like dreamland: complete trust, complete warmth.”   Commercial-Building Manager and Musician, in his late 50s; grew up in large Hawaiian and southwestern cities with his mother, his father and step-mother, both sets of grandparents, and 3 siblings; […]