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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.

Zoom-iquette

Since the onset of Covid-19, we have been experiencing a Zoom boom!  The company, which has existed since 2011, has suddenly become everyone’s favorite vehicle for virtual social contact.   It’s the go-to app for flat screen, two-dimensional relationships.  And, you don’t have to wear a mask. Everyone’s doing it. Businesses, book groups, Cousins’ Clubs, Uncle

By |2020-05-31T15:07:44+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: Technology|10 Comments

The Boston Podcast: Are COVID-19 Jokes Okay?

Susan Goldfine, author of "How to Complain When There’s Nothing to Complain About: More Thoughts About Life from the Far Side of the Hill" joins the show for some laughs. Are COVID-19 jokes okay? Listen to the podcast here: https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/the-boston-podcast/are-covid-19-jokes-okay?eid=IzkBUAg5gVmvFFrr

By |2020-07-15T16:53:56+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Media|0 Comments

Stiff Upper Lip

My husband, bless his soul, has figured out a unique and effective way to guarantee social distancing.  He has grown a mustache.  While I believe that I’m as affectionate as the next guy,  it’s hard to arouse enthusiasm about puckering up when I feel I’m about to kiss my hair brush. I think it’s only

By |2020-05-14T20:29:14+00:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Anatomy, Beauty, Hair|14 Comments

Isolation Diary

Diary? Whom am I kidding? Keeping a diary implies that you know what day of the week it is.  Which I don’t.  For any orientation at all, I rely on the daily newspaper delivery, which miraculously arrives at our house each morning. Part of my husband’s physical fitness routine is walking to the edge of

By |2020-04-15T13:46:19+00:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Schedules|16 Comments

Talk to Me

So your Gen Z grandkid is home from school.  (Can you believe she’s in college already!?!)  You overhear her talking on her iGen iPhone to her bestie.  It sounds like she’s speaking English, but is she? Not that you mean to be nosy, but you don’t understand a thing she says. But if you want

By |2020-03-15T14:09:12+00:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Language|4 Comments

To Do, or Not to Do, that is the Question

So I just had another birthday.  How do I feel about that? Since you only stop having them after you’re dead, I guess I feel pretty good.  In fact, I’ve recently made some serious investments in the future by electing to renew my car registration for two years instead of one, and my membership in

By |2020-02-29T19:42:43+00:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Aging, Relaxation, Retirement|8 Comments
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