If you don’t love California you’d better have ...

March 8, 2021
"There have always been idiots," my husband said on our morning walk. "But until the advent of social media, they've never had a platform." We were discussing some of...

Is it healthy to need your space?

February 22, 2021
I am a person who needs her space. I have always been that person. Always. When my writing class laments the solitude of writing, I celebrate it. When class members...

Are percolator coffee pots too old-fashioned?

December 28, 2020
This battered and worn Revere Ware  copper bottomed percolator sat on my mother's stovetop for as long as I can remember. Now, it looks vintage and it IS vintage. As...

The frustration of talking with those who cannot see

November 16, 2020
There's a lot of willful ignorance out there. I say "willful" because sometime I sit in disbelief of how people I thought were discerning can hold such dissonant...

What if you lost your life’s work?

September 21, 2020
What if you'd spent 20 years as an artist and writer whose evocative words and accompanying art touched such a chord they brought you an international following? What...

Why we should ban tackle football

August 24, 2020
This is another post written BC--Before Covid. But with so much time on our hands, why not talk about something other than our situation. And of course, it's unlikely...

It’s got to be a wakeup call

July 10, 2020
It's always so bizarre and really, a wake-up call, to talk about Trump with people who get their view of our world through Fox. Or, as those who understand what news...

Want a totally fun read & romp through an exotic cultu

February 11, 2020
When a story engages me from the first page, when I can't wait to see what happens next and when I'm sorry to see it end? That's a book I want to tell you...

Have you figured out the best diet for peace of mind?

February 3, 2020
Every morning I turn the TV on to a cable news channel to make sure the world hasn't ended. And then, I turn on the weather. Or my DVR. Or music. Or I read. Because, and...

5 reasons you should take a cruise for your next vacation

January 27, 2020
I wasn't always a cruiser. Oh, I went to Alaska in 2002 with a girlfriend on a big cruise ship with a couple thousand passengers. I didn't dislike it but I didn't fall...

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