I love flying into Oakland, California. On approach, the plane glides over San Francisco Bay, slowly getting lower and lower until it seems it will…
Dear readers, I have taken an informal poll of a cross-section of readers and it seems folks would prefer to receive the newsletter on Tuesday mornings…
This guy has a bucket list and we are en route to fulfilling it. There will most surely be a story there, so stay tuned. On we go...
You should not let the shower hit you in the face. That is something I learned at an early age. A dermatologist’s sage advice. The force of water can…
We knew my mother was dying when she forgot to smoke. My sister, Laura, called me at the end of that day, and she sounded deeply shaken. This was not…
I keep a pair of scissors in every room of my house. There are scissors in my car and always always in my checked bag. (There are also mayonnaise…
It happens to all of us. We will just be going about our day, trying to get things done--or in my case, probably trying to avoid getting things…
I recently read an article, which took a position on a notable incident, that I found well frankly infuriating. This article was by a wonderful and…
Why God? Why have people been told to put ice-cubes in their orchid plants as a smart-watering technique? Who arrived at this dubious conclusion and…
As many of you or most likely all of you know, I work in film and television. While I really enjoy the writing process and communicating with folks…
(Unless it’s in the Mai Tai you are sipping in the afterlife)
In a recent article for AARP magazine John Colapinto describes the scene in Florida as the new retirement community “ Margaritaville” (yes based on the…