Did You Get Lost on the Way to My Newsletter?

If you’re browsing my website and haven’t signed up for my  newsletter yet, now’s your chance. When I created that signup form, I forgot to mention the free gift you’ll receive. That is, if my automation worked. The gift isn’t a book or a...

That Special Outfit

Last spring, I ordered an outfit I longed to wear for a special occasion. I imagined all the smiles and compliments. When The Preciousss arrived, I couldn’t wait to try it on. One size fits all, right? I broke a seam. Once again, the size of my waistline —...

My Morley Safer story

Okay. So my story is a few degrees of separation from Morley himself. Here goes. About a dozen years ago, the Hartford Courant and Poynter  cohosted an all-genre writers’ seminar day. That was shortly after 9/11 and just before Poynter set up NewsU, to shift its...

Some thoughts on voting

An unexpected encounter in a waiting room opened my mind to some thoughts on how we view the voting process. I spent part of Election Day 2012 in a hospital waiting room. I’m okay, but doctors monitor my blood once a month to make sure I remain that way. My...