The magic of music and lyrics

I warned you in my first blog post that I think in music and lyrics, and movies. Combining both, there’s a quote I love from a romantic comedy actually called Music and Lyrics.* It’s when ‘Sophie Fisher’ (Drew Barrymore) explains to ‘Alex Fletcher’ (Hugh Grant) that … “A melody is like seeing someone for the … Continue reading The magic of music and lyrics

The healing power of corned beef on rye (for dad & me)*

My dad – Marvin Epstein – is 83 years old. Recently, he fell and broke his hip and for the past week, he’s been in bed at a Dix Hills rehabilitation facility, somewhat incoherent and agitated from pain meds. The other evening, my mom had plans to go into NYC with a friend and I … Continue reading The healing power of corned beef on rye (for dad & me)*