Monthly Archives: July 2018

TRUMP’S UNREALITY SHOW OR…THROWING THE TRUTH UNDER THE BUS

TRUMP’S UNREALITY SHOW OR…THROWING THE TRUTH UNDER THE BUS     In a recent piece he calls “The Truth About Trump,” Michael D. Antonio wrote in the Boston Globe, “Write a biography about Donald Trump and the first question posed by TV anchors, friends and absolute strangers is: Why does the president lie so much?” … read more

GET PERSONAL!

GET PERSONAL!   Seriously!  Especially if you’re a woman running for political office. (Or even if you’re not a woman and not running…)    Sound counter-intuitive? Evidently, it’s not. In a recent front page story in the NY Times, by Kate Zernike, women who are running for office are encouraged to drop the old “I can out-guy any… read more

“I LIKE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE”

“I LIKE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE” I love a lot about Mr. Rogers, but those words might be my favorites. To tell a young person (or an old one…) that the way “they are” right now is not only “good” but that they don’t have to change a single thing…is the epitome in… read more

ANTHONY BOURDAIN: THE REAL DEAL

ANTHONY BOURDAIN: THE REAL DEAL   Anthony Bourdain was one of a kind. I loved everything about him – the way he cooked, the way he talked, the way he laughed. But I really loved watching him eat.    Okay, he wasn’t neat and tidy. (What an understatement.) But I loved the way he loved eating…the way… read more

A DOG NAMED DOMINO (AKA, “WILD THING”)

A DOG NAMED DOMINO (AKA, “WILD THING”)   Many of you knew our Golden Retriever, Willa. I wrote a lot about her. She was a total lover…and was beloved by absolutely everyone who ever met her. Doormen who worked in the buildings up and down East 88th Street all knew her by name and smuggled her “treats”… read more