'That's me in the corner That's me in the spotlight Losing my religion Trying to keep a point of view And I don't know if I can do it Oh no, I've said too much I haven't said enough ...' I heard that song - with its jangly guitar and mandolin; Michael Stipes' voice and … Continue reading R.E.M. – The band
As it celebrates its 35th anniversary, I figured it was time to write about my favorite TV quiz show. The one whose questions are in the form of answers, and contestants are required to state their answers in the form of a question. Yes ... What is Jeopardy? Disclaimer: I am probably among the … Continue reading What is … Jeopardy geek?
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!
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
More music and lyrics (and videos) I wanted to share (part 2 in my two-part series) ... ‘You can run but you cannot hide This is widely known And what you plan to do with your foolish pride When you’re all by yourself alone Once you tell somebody the way that you feel You can … Continue reading The magic of music and lyrics, part 2
There's a beautiful framed sign in the first stall of the Stop & Shop restroom in East Northport, NY that says: "Those who have the light inside them can't help but shine it on others." That little sign always inspires me ... even more than the other sign outside the restroom that says, "Do not … Continue reading Happiness matters!
"Sometimes I wonder where I've been. Who I am. Do I fit in? ..." (Out Here on My Own - song from the movie Fame, 1980).Am I the only one who thinks in music and lyrics, and movies and books? Gets excited when I catch my digital watch reading 12:34.56? Looks at paintings, imagining which I'd … Continue reading Welcome to my first blog!