A Writer’s Life For Me

A Writer’s Life For Me

NaBloPoMo DAY 28:   Have you ever been hypnotized by a work of art, that it spoke to you with such clarity you couldn’t take your eyes off of it? Well, that’s exactly how I felt when I first saw … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving and I’m still posting!

For me, nothing evokes the holiday like the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Growing up, watching the parade, sometimes in person, was a staple in my family. Continue reading

Adele’s Two Cents: The Thanksgiving Orphans

Adele’s Two Cents: The Thanksgiving Orphans

Growing up with nearly all of my family living within a five-mile radius of our apartment building was a mixed blessing: no matter the occasion, Christmas to christenings, anniversaries to Arbor Day, you knew exactly who was going to be on the guest list, jostling you at the cramped buffet table and beating you to the only bathroom. And even if it was your birthday celebration and you wanted to invite your friends, family trumped all and you knew exactly who was going to make the guest list. Continue reading

Things I Find on My Walks, #7

Things I Find on My Walks, #7

I found Nemo!

Sure he’s missing his stripes, but he’s none the worse for wear! And what’s he doing two miles from the sea, here in San Diego, I do not know. Nor do I ask, as it’s none of my business. All the same,

I FOUND NEMO! Continue reading

Music of My Life

I’ve often imagined myself walking through the streets of Manhattan, a la Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” with a cup of coffee in my hand and the refrain of “Moon River” playing over me. Or I was more like Mary Tyler Moore, tossing my Tam o’ Shanter cap in the air to the tune of, “You’re going to make it after all.” Continue reading