Where Is Your Focus?

Where Is Your Focus?

I just want to go back to a normal life. This is what I was thinking a week or so ago. Rewind. Go back before school shootings. Go back before COVID. Go back before the meanness and hatred and the divisiveness that is tearing our world apart. Back to when neighbors...
It’s All Relative

It’s All Relative

My soon to be 93-year-old mother was telling me last week in our weekly chat that she had seen the interview with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, talking about Grace & Frankie. My mom and I had both done the Jane Fonda workout in the 80’s and both still have the...
I Would Not Be Here Without Them

I Would Not Be Here Without Them

Back in the 80s and 90s, I worked in the male-dominated world of technology. Yes, there were a few women, but rarely in any significant role. Most of them, including myself, were secretaries or support staff. (Well, actually I started as a security guard, but that’s a...
The Magic of Books

The Magic of Books

I have always loved books. From a very early age they were both a friend and a gateway to something bigger. They connected me to whomever was reading to me in a new, secret-society kind of way, where we were on a journey together. They increased my vocabulary, my...
You Know It’s Mercury Retrograde When…

You Know It’s Mercury Retrograde When…

My cleaning lady was here on Friday. Love her. She is one of the kindest, most honest people I have ever met. If I try to leave her a little extra for her hard work, she’ll rebuff it. It’s her job, she’ll say. And then she’ll bring ME Portuguese pastries. That in...
A Fabulous Story

A Fabulous Story

Imagine if life had a formula. If you wanted to be a doctor, you did this, this, and this and voila! You are a doctor. Or a lawyer. Or cowboy. Or movie star. Whatever. If there was a formula, you would know what to expect and would achieve your results 100% of the...