I’m not sure why, when or how it actually came about – my mini-obsession with otters. But it all makes sense to me when I think about it now. They’re adorable. They’re playful and fun. And I seem to remember a nature special on PBS poignantly portraying nurturing otter moms. In short, they have a … Continue reading My lucky otter socks
Do you ever find yourself saying that ‘this is one of the best things I’ve ever done in my life’? And do you find that some of the very best things you do in your life are often those that are hard at first, scary even? Just this past year – three decades into my … Continue reading Avi and me
'I'm broke but I'm happy, I'm poor but I'm kind I'm short but I'm healthy, yeah I'm high but I'm grounded, I'm sane but I'm overwhelmed I'm lost but I'm hopeful, baby I've got one hand in my pocket and the other is giving a high five ...' [see full lyrics] [watch it on YouTube] … Continue reading One hand in my pocket
I was at a corporate meeting one time when they asked that 'icebreaker' question they sometimes ask, "Share one thing with everyone they might not know about you." One of the women said, "I'm super organized." I didn't even realize that was a 'thing' until then. And I didn't fully realize it was my thing … Continue reading I’m organized … so sue me!
Call me a nostalgic baby boomer, but I sometimes reminisce about the way we used to purchase and listen to our favorite musical artists, albums and songs back in the 1970s and '80s. Sure albums/records/LPs/33's are available again as 'vinyl' for young hipsters. But they're pricey and remastered, so they don't have their predecessors' scratchy … Continue reading For the record
But Hubbell - 'People ARE their principles.' The Way We Were 'With all due respect, I believe this will be our finest hour.' Apollo 13 'We've got serious problems and we need serious people to solve them ... I'm Andrew Shepherd and I AM the President.' An American President 'If I forget to tell you … Continue reading Movies that move me
The Brady Bunch always had the best vacations. The '70s sitcom family of nine (mom, dad, three girls and three boys from previous marriages, and housekeeper Alice) would joyfully pile into their trusty station wagon and immediately start singing fun traveling songs - in perfect harmony. All six kids got along. And they were all … Continue reading Vacations – for better or for worse