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About Susan Goldfein

Born and raised in New York City, Susan currently splits her time between Florida and Connecticut. She lives with her husband, and the world’s cutest dog, Sam, a rough-coat Russell Terrier. Susan gives her audiences a sideways view of life on a range of relatable topics. Whether skewering marriage, growing older, fashion, the media, politics, or money matters, her light touch keeps people laughing – and thinking.

Happily Ever After

Today is blog day.  But more importantly, it also happens to be my 40th wedding anniversary, and I have decided to honor the occasion with an essay.  So what you’re about to read will be a little bit funny, a little bit serious, a little bit sentimental, and the rest of it downright mushy! Given

By |2020-11-30T14:46:05+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Marriage|23 Comments

A Very Virtual Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, I have been contemplating my table setting.  Some of the usual adornments shall remain the same.  I will order a lovely floral centerpiece.  I also plan on bringing out the special china reserved for such holidays, as well as the party silverware, even though the pieces require hand

By |2020-11-15T15:13:59+00:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Dining, Holidays|10 Comments

Detox

"I've been clean for four days," my friend blurts out as we're walking our dogs in the park.  "Wait! What?" is my shocked response.  "I'm your best friend and you never confided in me that you had an addiction problem.  What is it, drugs, alcohol?"  "No," she says, "the news, I've given up the news."

By |2020-10-01T13:43:02+00:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Media, News, Politics|13 Comments

By the Book

If, like I am, you are an insatiable watcher of cable news and other panel shows, then you, too, have been invited into the homes of the Talking Heads.   Thanks to the magic of Zoom and its ilk, it's no longer necessary for the various experts  to appear at the studios of CNN, MSNBC, Fox

By |2020-09-15T14:00:54+00:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Communication, Media, News|7 Comments

What’s Your Sleep Number?

          As one of those rare, and perhaps weird, individuals who actually pay attention to TV commercials, I have made the following observation.  The mattress industry is out of control!  Apparently, as a nation with approximately 70 million Americans suffering from some form of insomnia, we are fixated on getting a

By |2020-07-31T16:19:50+00:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Aging, Relationships, Spouse|7 Comments
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