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Writing Books Is A Hazard to Your Health!

Don't be fooled by the glint in their eyes, or glow of good health, in the glossy photos of authors you see on book jackets. The smiling, engaging people, their names emblazoned on the fronts of every printed story they claim authorship of, have submitted...

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"Humpty Dumpty" Takes A Dive

Nursery rhymes and fairy tales often have hidden messages and morals if you listen closely enough. But who the heck does that as a squirmy two or three year old? I have vague memories of concern for little Hansel and Gretel as they gnawed away at the...

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Growing Old Dis---Gracefully!

OK, so it's a terrible word play, but it got your attention! I was at a loss as to how I'd talk about the aging process today. This is the time of Botox and body sculpting. It seems there is no end to the products and medical services available to the...

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Family Reunions: A Catalyst For Mayhem!

There should be a boot-camp for surviving the rigors of a family reunion! This traditional way of reconstituting a far flung clan, carries all the challenges of surviving gorilla warfare. Consider the following scenarios: You have invited a four member...

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Inependence Is A Myth!

Today is July 4th; Independence Day in the USA. Usually I am caught up in the celebration of this country's hard won democracy on the world stage. The Fireworks have been booming and rattling windows, the smell of grilling burgers and hot dogs permeates...

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