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On this, the last day of February, I recall how I used to pity those poor kids who could only celebrate their birthdays on the actual date, every couple of years. I felt uncomfortable about the ambiguous nature of the leap year birthday. I mean, those poor kids had to hesitate and figure out anContinue reading “Happy Leap Day…well, I think…”
I opened Facebook this morning and saw about 6 claims from right wingers, saying that Jimmy Carter now endorses Donald Trump. It isn’t true. Jimmy Carter was asked which he would vote for, Trump or Cruz, if he were FORCED to vote for one or the other. He said that under those circumstances, he wouldContinue reading “No, Jimmy Carter does NOT endorse Trump!”
The Mills Brothers released their hit “Too Many Irons in the Fire” in 1946. 70 years later, this song could be designated my theme song. Yet, how many irons are too many? I suppose that much is subjective. I live a multi-faceted existence and always seem to have a lot of irons in the fire. Continue reading “The Writing Life”
We celebrated my birthday two days ago with a beautiful array of activities and interactions with friends and family. The day began with a beautiful 3 a.m. text message greeting that made my heart sing, accompanied by a funny, musical phone message so garbled that I could barely hear it, because of the bad connection,Continue reading “Happy Birthday to Me”