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Saneteachers Got Talent feat. Swahoogie

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to sit with Thomas “Zeke” Krouskoff,  the founder and songwriter of the rock band Swahoogie.  Swahoogie is a local band in the New York City area and performs live as well as in the … Continue reading

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WOW !!!!!!

I was so happy that in January that I was asked to be interviewed for Discover.   And ecstatic when it was published on March 16, 2017. Then, scrolling through Instagram today, I see this….  O.M.G. After I screamed and … Continue reading

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Come one, come all and check out my hot-off-the-WordPress interview on Discover! wordpress.com/discover It’s waaaaay cool.  

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A Matter Of Perspective

Memory is a strange thing.  Three people can see the same event yet see three different things.  Memory is like that.  Everything is about perspective. Here’s my favorite perspective story ever. After my divorce, my kids and I lived in … Continue reading

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November 22, 1963

On November 22, 1963, I vividly remember three things.  My oldest brother had his 20th birthday.  President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  I was given Coca-Cola to drink out of a crystal sherry glass. I was home from school with … Continue reading

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Life Has Its Ups and Downs….my Left-Right Thing

If your idea of normal is someone who is really smart, funny, bilingual, alcoholic, bipolar and a great dancer, then you’ve come to the right person!  I’ve always been the life of the party, fun-loving and I cry a lot. … Continue reading

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Once Upon An Alcoholic

On October 5, God willing, I will have been sober for 31 years.  That’s just about half of my lifetime.  And what a journey it has been. People get sober for various reasons.  I remember going to an Alcoholics Anonymous … Continue reading

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When You Need A Deenie

From about 1955-1959 we lived in Washington D.C. while my father was stationed at the Pentagon.  Life in my family was financially good but emotionally not so much.  My father worked long hours, my older brothers whom I adored were … Continue reading

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The Dogs

Giving credit where credit is due, the inspiration for this post comes from The Zen Hiker.  It’s a great blog with a variety of topics and I encourage all of you to check it out. Two of his recent posts are … Continue reading

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Thoughts that go bump in the night.

Last night I woke up with a start, worrying about my grandson.  Worrying if my alarm would go off in time, if he would get to camp on time.  Worrying about whether or not he would have a better day … Continue reading

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