My April Fools Day Playlist

Steeped in history, jokes, pranks, one-liners … and music. My coming of age era was the late 1950’s-1970’s. Here’s my playlist for April Fools Day. My particular earworm is “Chain of Fools”. What’s yours? “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?” Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers-...

Zooming After One Year

Early Zooming- March 2020 Ah, remember the old days when we first started Zooming. Little black boxes with views of the tops of people’s heads. “Can you hear me?” “Can you see me?” “Where’s the chat?” “Huh?” “Wait. Wait.” And the self-talk. Good grief! I look so pale/...

What’s Different? 3/15/21

It’s different this March. Instead of that feeling of going into the dark dark tunnel of 2020, I feel like 2021 is very very near the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Remember asking, “Are we there yet?” as a kid on a car trip that was getting...

Happy Birthday, Eastside Writing Room

It’s Our Birthday! The Beginning On Feb 19, 2013 the Eastside Writing Room launched. Since moving to Tucson in 2009 I wanted to recreate the writing “space” I experienced in New Jersey  for over 10 years with Scriveners Writers. A place to gather for...

COVID Vaccine #1-Yes!

  We’re strong, confident, and infused with Moderna. First shot was yesterday morning (02/10/21) with my sister and husband at the Tucson Convention Center.  HERE WE GO It was very organized, with volunteers along the walk-in lines guiding us to each check-in...

Expect the Unexpected

When my husband and I spent the Christmas holidays in New York City it was a homecoming for me. In 1969 I had gone straight from graduating Wagner College to a third floor walk-up in a renovated brownstone and then over to West End Ave. a few years later. The upper...