Category Archives: Women and men

Bibliophile

A bibliophile is someone who collects books. Guilty as charged. It’s no secret I love to read.  To disappear into a tale, true or fictional, is the best medicine there is, and it’s over-the-counter, besides. I’ve just finished Meryl Gordon’s … Continue reading

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Hicks 56

I write a homage to the late Bill Hicks twice a year…February 26, the day he took flight, and on his birthday, which is today, normally with great cheer. Recently, on three occasions, readers questioned the validity of my relationship … Continue reading

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Gun To Your Head Giving

 Perhaps I live in Oz, but I give strictly from the heart, so when the annual list of building workers is shoved under my door with how many years of service they’ve put in, my wallet and I wince. Not … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – November 2017

 Only at Bemelmans would a man shimmy up to the bar where your demurely seated and say, “Have we met?” It seemed to go with the rest of my disturbing day that pushed me right off the wagon. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Take Care of Those You Love

Erica, I’ll call her, came to me in tears, because Allen, I’ll call him, left her. Should have known something was up when she asked if I had any scotch to put in her coffee. It was 8 a.m. Can’t … Continue reading

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My Pal Al Franken

Years ago, when Al Franken was a writer on Saturday Night Live, I played a Robert Palmer Girl with actress Geena Davis, who hosted. Palmer was an urbane, 80s, English singer with a backup band of tall, short-haired brunettes braying … Continue reading

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Diehard Beauty

It’s 35 degrees with a windchill factor of about 10, as I walk to La La Nails to get my toes done, wearing tights and thongs. I may get pneumonia, but boy, will my feet look great. I’ll be on … Continue reading

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See Ya Later Allegator

I’m afraid to turn on the news. Who will be the next, alleged, sexual predator to be outed. Yes, that wasn’t a typo…alleged….innocent till proven guilty.  It’s still America after all.  At least it was, last time I looked. I … Continue reading

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The Right Brothers

My friend Joanne was concerned, if I stopped going to Starbucks each morning, my stories would also stop. Well Jo, there’s a tale on every corner here in Hitsvilles U.S.A. I was running in the park, yes…she’s back, her leg … Continue reading

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Kissing In The Moonlight

 They were tiny and squat, hooked at the hip, two figures you’d idly sketch on a notepad. His face, buried in her neck, half concealed, while hers, tilted upward, shimmered like a big, round pearl. Such a landscape it made, … Continue reading

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