Dear Readers: I’m pleased and excited to announce the release on Tuesday, October 4th, of my third book of essays: Laughing My Way Through the Third Stage: Selected Essays that Skewer the Golden Years.  Unlike my first two books, whose essays addressed the random irritants of everyday life, I have devoted this volume to all

By |2022-10-01T19:37:23+00:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: Entertainment|13 Comments

It’s Labor Day and White is Still All Right!

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and despite the fact that we were just experiencing a heat wave, come Monday, summer is unofficially at an end. In truth, summer is not really over until the calendar says it is, on or about September 21.  But then, the calendar completely ignores the real indications of the

By |2022-08-30T12:19:52+00:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Fashion, Holidays|6 Comments

The Perfect Dress

I have been on a quest for the perfect dress.  Perfect for me, that is. And I do have some very specific requirements.  Requirements that I probably didn’t have when I was 30 years younger.  But you know how that is.  If you don’t know, you might be too young to relate to this essay. 

By |2022-07-15T16:39:48+00:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Fashion|6 Comments

Anthropo…. What?

Anthropomorphism, that’s what. You may not know the word, but I’ll bet you a month’s worth of Starbuck’s Chocolate Cream Cold Brew that you know what it is.  We all grew up with it.  Kids still do.  Mickey Mouse, Pluto, Bugs Bunny, Mr. Ed, talking teapots, minions, and the like. Anthropomorphism, a multi-syllabic word that’s

By |2022-06-30T17:02:00+00:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Pets|5 Comments

No More Metaphor!

            Let’s hit the ground running and create the right synergy, so we can go after low-hanging fruit.  If you don’t have the bandwidth, phone me.  Let’s touch base and think outside the box.  I did not create the paragraph above.  I stole it from the internet to illustrate that this is an essay about

By |2022-06-15T14:22:22+00:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Media|10 Comments

A Night at The Opera

My husband likes opera.  Me? Not so much.  If I had to rate my feelings regarding opera on a scale with “Hate” being 0, and “Love” being 10, I’d probably hover somewhere about a two-and-a-half.  That is, if one of my more cultured friends happened to be looking over my shoulder as I filled out

By |2022-06-01T13:46:11+00:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Arts|18 Comments
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