The Curse of Blogging

Sep 20

The Curse of Blogging

How do you get to be a blogger? Personally, I think you must be cursed at birth. A gypsy woman (I am SO in the mood to be politically incorrect) spies you in your baby carriage, slinks over and slaps a hex on you. This child will be blessed with nice legs, a high IQ, an overbite, and an insatiable desire to create a blog. Create a what? A blob?? No one back then...

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HELP! I Need A Home Run

Sep 06

HELP! I Need A Home Run

How can an obituary cheer you up? Well, for starters, the person who died is not you.  That’s a good thing. I know someone who reads them every day to make sure she’s not included. So far, so good. But one recent obit in The New York Times really gave me a lift. It was for Bobby Thompson, you know, the guy who fired “the shot heard round the...

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