Don’t Quote Me

Don’t Quote Me

My personal trainer, Anthony, says I worry too much and that I should do what he does and not pay attention to the news. Frankly, I can’t help myself, even if Anthony says I have a better chance of dying from processed foods, carbs and sugar overload than I do from being gunned down by a terrorist. Continue reading

A Conversation with Some Late Greats of 2014

A Conversation with Some Late Greats of 2014

This year we lost some fine talent who will be greatly missed. Which is why I’ve gathered some of them here for one final exchange of ideas or, as I prefer to call it, a meeting of the “tangled” minds (Thanks, Steve Allen, for the idea!). So here they are, in their own words. First up, Lauren Bacall. Continue reading

The Longest Week

The Longest Week

This has been the longest week ever. It’s the last week before Christmas and I swear it doesn’t want to end.  Not only are kids everywhere counting the days until Santa comes down their chimney, but I’m waiting for my … Continue reading

That’s All She Wrote

That’s All She Wrote

Folks, I’ve reached the end of the line. Sayonara, NaBloPoMo. It’s been grand. Thanks to you, I’ve added 30 posts to my blog, with this last one being my 399th. Whew.

Yet, this last post is not a happy camper. Not by a long shot. In fact, it’s got an attitude like you wouldn’t believe, and whines incessantly.

“Why me? Why do I have to be the last post?” Continue reading

Hunchback of Notre Dame Musical Debuts to Critical Acclaim

Hunchback of Notre Dame Musical Debuts to Critical Acclaim

NaBloPoMo DAY 13:   Guess who was spotted at the La Jolla Playhouse for the opening night performance of the new, exhilarating, out-of-this-world musical, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”–the one I predict to be bound for Broadway?? Why, yours truly, … Continue reading