Monthly Archives: January 2017

I SAVED MY LIFE…YOU SAVE YOURS

February is Women’s Heart Month. Over a half million women die every year from heart disease and most of them didn’t have to.I was almost one of them. Here’s my story… “I’ll never make it,” I thought. “When did these stairs get so steep?! I’m gonna look like an idiot if I fall down in… read more

YES WE CAN…

I’ve been quoting Charles Dickens’ lines from A Tale of Two Cities a lot lately: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it… read more

WHEN THE GIG IS UP…

Whether you’re an actor, a politician, a CEO, a television news anchor, a fireman, a teacher, a stand-up comic or an exotic dancer, there comes a time when the gig is up. Your contract expires, they bring in new “talent,” the play closes, you’re invited to “retire early,” (or you just decide to see what else is happening “out… read more

WHAT LOVE LOOKS LIKE…

A few weeks ago on a freezing cold day, (my fingers were numb in spite of my wearing two pairs of gloves), I took our Golden Retriever, Willa (you know Willa…) for a walk near Central Park. As usual, we headed over to the Guggenheim Museum where we always meet wonderful dog-loving people who drop… read more

LET THE SPARKS FLY!

“Are you crazy??!” Anyone ever ask you that when you’ve come up with some hair brained (in their view) idea, some totally off the wall point of view, a completely wacko sounding concept? It happens to me often. And hey, lots of times “they” are right. But not always. Listen, sometimes semi-crazy people do thoroughly… read more