From the Rabbit Hole

Arnold Rosen
Items, stories, essays, and memoirs written to satisfy the requirements of the prestigious Arnold Rosen Life Experience Fellowship.
Created 05 Feb 2021
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  • Childhood Innocence and the Movies
    29 Sep 2021 • 12 min read • 0 2
    Recently, I was musing about my very early years, between ages 5 to 7, a period before I learned to read but after the neurological components for memory had developed in my brain. Although I was illi...
  • Travels, Trials, and Tribulations
    27 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    Since you are listed as one of my subscribers to my musings on Substack, you should know that for sometime I have stayed in contact with Phyllis and Michael, via email. The three of us are first cousi...
  • Am I Getting Weaker Or Is Cellophane Stronger?
    19 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    The author of this essay is the first winner and recipient of the Arnold Rosen Life Experience Fellowship. This is an annual life-time award that funds the recipient’s work while in the retirement pha...
  • Who Has An Armchair In The Middle Of The Delaware
    09 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    The author of these words is the first winner and recipient of the Arnold Rosen Life Experience Fellowship. This is an annual life-time award that funds any of the recipient’s work while in the retire...
  • Letter to Gloria (the last two)
    03 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    July 24, 2021 Dear Gloria, Two letters came today from you, one postmarked July 20 and the second July 21. It’s great that you were able to produce 10 pages for your childhood friend Libby. (I sent yo...
  • “My Life As A Navy Doctor 1970-1972”
    03 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Chapter 1 - My motive in writing this memoir, How did I end up in the Navy?, How did I get to the submarine service? Chapter 2 - Adventures in sub school, Assignment: Daniel Boone, Aboard the Daniel B...
  • From the Rabbit Hole
    01 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Posts are placed into one of 5 categories, as below: [1] Memoirs, [2] Rosen Family, [3] Book (In Progress), [4] Essays, [5] Stories — — — Table Of Contents — — — MEMOIRS - the mundane and the weird Ch...
  • A Trip to Beacon
    07 Jul 2021 • 11 min read
    So I am sitting at a picnic table with Sondra in Cold Spring, New York, outside a wooden fence that corrals seven donkeys. I am trying to make sense of one of the most frightening half hours of my lif...
  • A Seat at the Symphony
    21 Jun 2021 • 7 min read
    I think it must be around 25 years ago that I was able to maneuver all my office hours into 4 days, Monday thru Thursday, and thus I had Fridays off. Sondra always continued working Fridays so I order...
  • Chapter 8
    21 Jun 2021 • 10 min read
    Memories Of Liberty In The Caribbean: Nassau As we approached the ‘Tongue of the Ocean’ (TOTO) off of Nassau Island, I was told that I would be off-loaded with about a dozen other crewmen onto a small...
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