Category Archives: Personal Memories

Comrade Joe and Socialist Sally

To believe Trump you’d a thunk the democrats nominated Fidel Castro! Since “ Socialist” Joe Biden is just one step away from morphing into the Cuban dictator – that is according to my die-hard Trump following neighbors – I pulled

Comrade Joe and Socialist Sally

To believe Trump you’d a thunk the democrats nominated Fidel Castro! Since “ Socialist” Joe Biden is just one step away from morphing into the Cuban dictator – that is according to my die-hard Trump following neighbors – I pulled

Radio Row

Before The World Trade Center There was N.Y.C.’s Radio Row

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before September 11, 2001, I had moved from the New York City I loved to one of its leafy suburbs.

Radio Row

Before The World Trade Center There was N.Y.C.’s Radio Row

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before September 11, 2001, I had moved from the New York City I loved to one of its leafy suburbs.

Turmp Storm

“How a Power Outage in the Time of a Pandemic Unexpectedly Restored Me.

We’re hot as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore! If you live outside the Tri-State area, chances are you have no idea about the destruction that Tropical Storm Isaias brought to millions. One week after Isaias carved

Turmp Storm

“How a Power Outage in the Time of a Pandemic Unexpectedly Restored Me.

We’re hot as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore! If you live outside the Tri-State area, chances are you have no idea about the destruction that Tropical Storm Isaias brought to millions. One week after Isaias carved

Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke and Rose Marie

Carl Reiner Left Us Laughing

While the world will be a little less funny now, heaven will be a  laugh riot now that Sally Rogers can once again exchange snappy barbs with Alan Brady her toupee-wearing boss on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Played brilliantly

Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke and Rose Marie

Carl Reiner Left Us Laughing

While the world will be a little less funny now, heaven will be a  laugh riot now that Sally Rogers can once again exchange snappy barbs with Alan Brady her toupee-wearing boss on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Played brilliantly

A Mother’s Love Re-Gifted

  Today marks a hard to comprehend dozen years since I lost my beloved mother, and in what can only be seen as an act of God, she reappeared to me late yesterday evening in the most loving and profound

A Mother’s Love Re-Gifted

  Today marks a hard to comprehend dozen years since I lost my beloved mother, and in what can only be seen as an act of God, she reappeared to me late yesterday evening in the most loving and profound

Community in the Age of Coronavirus

Yesterday my town morphed into Mayberry. The sound of incessant car horns beeping, fire engines blaring and loud cheering drew me out of the quiet of my office yesterday afternoon.  I thought perhaps this was my town’s equivalent of the

Community in the Age of Coronavirus

Yesterday my town morphed into Mayberry. The sound of incessant car horns beeping, fire engines blaring and loud cheering drew me out of the quiet of my office yesterday afternoon.  I thought perhaps this was my town’s equivalent of the

Puppy Love in the Time of the Coronavirus Part II

  Today’s installment of Puppy Love in the Time of the Corona Virus, the Saga of Stanley my lovelorn lab. Like all of us, my dog Stanley has been suffering from acute cabin fever. Although he loves his pack, his

Puppy Love in the Time of the Coronavirus Part II

  Today’s installment of Puppy Love in the Time of the Corona Virus, the Saga of Stanley my lovelorn lab. Like all of us, my dog Stanley has been suffering from acute cabin fever. Although he loves his pack, his

author at the beach with her dog

Love in the Time of the Coronavirus

File this under Love in the time of the Coronavirus My cabin fever finally broke this afternoon, as the draw of fresh air,  water and sunshine drew me to my local beach. The small secluded Long Island beach was dotted

author at the beach with her dog

Love in the Time of the Coronavirus

File this under Love in the time of the Coronavirus My cabin fever finally broke this afternoon, as the draw of fresh air,  water and sunshine drew me to my local beach. The small secluded Long Island beach was dotted

woma fear of asiatic flu

Asian Flu Epidemic

“Chinese Flu” or “Kung Flu.”  Pick one from column A,  one from column B. With both you get fevers and chills. And racism. Whatever you want to call it, Trump’s ignorant tweet referring to the Coronavirus as the Chinese flu

woma fear of asiatic flu

Asian Flu Epidemic

“Chinese Flu” or “Kung Flu.”  Pick one from column A,  one from column B. With both you get fevers and chills. And racism. Whatever you want to call it, Trump’s ignorant tweet referring to the Coronavirus as the Chinese flu

flowers and vintage book vover

Exodus from the American Dream

  Nothing has given me greater joy than sharing stories, insights, and images with you. As you may have noticed  I’ve dropped off in my postings in recent months and want to share what is going on. Here is my

flowers and vintage book vover

Exodus from the American Dream

  Nothing has given me greater joy than sharing stories, insights, and images with you. As you may have noticed  I’ve dropped off in my postings in recent months and want to share what is going on. Here is my