Monthly Archives: April 2017

THOSE DAMN YANKEES – I’ll ALWAYS LOVE ‘EM…

THOSE DAMN YANKEES – I’ll ALWAYS LOVE ‘EM… I’ll  really will. I ought to. I’ve sure had enough contact with them – some in real life – some in pretend life – like on the stage… First the “on the stage part:” It was my senior year in college – at  an all-girls school in… read more

BETTER THAN SHE’S EVER BEEN…

BETTER THAN SHE’S EVER BEEN…  “I betcha Spring is best this year  Better than she’s ever been Or tried to be… Like warmer and wearing a great big grin   And full of gin….and tonic.    I betcha she comes swingin’ in  Takes a bow, does a spin,  Then holds her pose and waits…  … read more

“IF I KNOW YOU ARE COMING AT FOUR… AT THREE I BEGIN TO BE HAPPY”

“IF I KNOW YOU ARE COMING AT FOUR… AT THREE I BEGIN TO BE HAPPY”  For decades, I’ve loved those words from The Little Prince, the enchanting novella written and illustrated in 1943 by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator. I first read it, one of the best-selling books ever published, when I was a sophomore… read more

JUST THE WAY YOU ARE…

JUST THE WAY YOU ARE…   Do you remember “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood?” (Most people simply referred to it as “Mr. Rogers.”) It was a beloved children’s television series created and hosted by Fred Rogers and ran on a multitude of public television networks including PBS, from 1966 to 2001.    Our older daughter, Kate, who started watching it when she was about… read more