My Free Gift From Estee Lauder

Jul 27

My Free Gift From Estee Lauder

What do women want? Love? Sure. Money? Of course. Cosmetics? Now you’re talking! Rita Rudner nails it in her very funny routine about those “free gifts” — you know the ones, where you buy something you don’t need to get a bunch of things you don’t want. It’s twue, so twue.  I can rationalize falling for this a few summers ago because I was...

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Nothing Doing!

Jul 23

Nothing Doing!

A minute ago, I tripped on the oriental rug in my office. Bad carpet! And if I weren’t so naturally graceful (not), I could have fallen. And if I had fallen, I might have hurt myself (Ouch!), and the rest of the afternoon and maybe the evening or even many days thereafter would have been taken up with dealing with that. I mean, I could have sprained an ankle,...

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PLEASE STAY TUNED

Jul 09

PLEASE STAY TUNED

I   AM   EXPERIENCING   T E M P O R A R Y   T E C H N I CA L   D I F F I C U L T I E S Not surprising, considering that I’m afraid of my own alarm clock. No. Really. It’s a smart clock that automatically adjusts for daylight savings time, making it far, far, smarter than I. My old clock was dumb. It would start...

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FIREWORKS ‘R US

Jul 04

FIREWORKS ‘R US

They say that if there are no fireworks in your relationship, you’re in trouble. I was in trouble. The guy I eventually married and I — the operative word here being “eventually”— were about to have our first Fourth of July together. That, as my friend would tell me, is such a GIRLY thing to say. Well, yes. Yes, it is. But I take these things seriously and I wanted...

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