Monthly Archives: October 2013

Boo!

Because today is Halloween my thoughts naturally turn to the golden days when Nick and Natasha were small.  Though they were  born only nineteen months apart- Natasha being the prototypical older sister- they were light years apart on EVERYTHING else. … Continue reading

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A gal who cain’t say no

The legendary playwright and wit George S. Kaufman famously said that one should try everything once. Except incest. And folk dancing. I subscribe to this philosophy whole-heartedly.  I remember even giving folk dancing a shot.  (Didn’t we all  have to … Continue reading

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Joanie Pony

Sorry, guys.  This is going to be a sad one.  I got some very bad news last week.  My beautiful, gifted, fabulous cousin, Joan Hertzberg, died tragically of complications from a yet-to-be determined brain disease. This is especially ironic because … Continue reading

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To A Tee

IMPORTANT AUTHOR’S NOTE:  I love my comments section- and the people who write them.  The comments add enormously to my enjoyment- and to that of all my other readers.  To that end, I’ve always wanted to make the process quick … Continue reading

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“What will you do when you get lonely?….”

I had to buy a new phone recently.  I had nursed my old Nokia along for eight years, but finally, it gave up the ghost.  So over to T-Mobile I went and plunked down my hard-earned cash for a brainy … Continue reading

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Mi Mi Mi Mi Mi

Remember in the movie Moonstruck when Nic Cage, besotted with love, wants to take Cher to an opera (La Bohème) at the Met?  (She agrees to meet him there and then sticks her head back in his apartment and asks, … Continue reading

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Hot Diggetty Dawg

I always watch what I eat.  I don’t like junk food.  Empty calories are an anathema to me. I can say no to every dessert on the planet.  (Except Chuckles.)  Chocolate leaves me cold. Coffee?  Never tasted it.  Booze? Don’t … Continue reading

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Thank You Note

Thursday, October 3, 2013 Dear Lynn, You might not remember me but I am a friend of Lili Ann Zisook, Terri Lind and Joan Himmel Freeman.  We met at a party at Lili Ann’s house- around 1982 I think.  (I … Continue reading

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I Feel Good

By now most of you faithful readers know that my last husband was young.  Like very young.  Like one month older than my youngest child young. But you may not know that he was a Julliard-trained, scholarship-winning musician and composer. … Continue reading

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