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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.

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I reached a milestone birthday this past weekend.  No parades, no fireworks, and I respectfully social-distanced with my friends by not inviting them to a party.  Instead, I passed a quiet evening with my honey at our favorite Italian restaurant, outside of course.  And no gifts, please.  I live in Florida now and have no

By |2021-02-15T15:39:12+00:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Aging|21 Comments

Wonder Drugs

Hey, 2020.  Here’s your hat.  What’s your hurry? I think the sentiment is universal.  Perhaps even interplanetary.  Most of us can’t wait for 2020 to be over.  I know I can’t.  What a year!  A devastating pandemic, a Presidential impeachment, Giuliani’s hair dye bomb, transition chaos, and a toilet paper shortage.  Can things get much

By |2020-12-31T14:55:33+00:00December 31st, 2020|Categories: Doctors, Medicine|14 Comments

Light at the End of the Tunnel

     Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, arrived at sundown on Thursday, December 10th.  No complaints this year about the holiday arriving too early or late. In my humble opinion, it arrived at the best possible moment.  The eight nights of candle-lighting, ending on December 18th, along with the lights of Christmas, illuminate the longest

By |2020-12-15T14:51:26+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Food, Holidays|6 Comments

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
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