Top 10 List about David Letterman’s Departure and Then Some

10. I didn’t watch it regularly. It was on too late for me. 9.   It was too-a-lot-of-other-things, too. 8.   No need or room for those here. 7.   Still, endings are endings.  I hate good-byes. 6.    So I’ll be watching his

THOSE JUDGES AGAIN

I’m only the messenger, delivering the news.   A good thing, too. I read your April 20 contest entries again. No way could I have picked just one. They all resonate. They’re all great. For example, what Char’s mother said on

BILLY ELLIOT HARD

Yesterday I got an email from one of the two judges of the LOVE ‘N STUFF contest(April 20 blog post: My Mother, Willy Loman, And A Contest For You). “The entries are all good,” the judge said. “It’s going to

MY MOTHER, WILLY LOMAN, AND A CONTEST FOR YOU

Before I saw Death of Salesman with Lee J. Cobb, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the other Willys in between or even read the play, my mother told me about a particular scene. Willy, waiting in the reception area of Charley’s

22 Things I Don’t Like (there are more but I’m not going to bore you)

In the comments section of my February 17 blog post, “24 Loves,” Judy G. wrote, “So now we know what you love…how about your next list for all us curmudgeons…what you really don’t like. You can start with waterproof boots

AUTHOR! AUTHOR!

When I finish Renee Watson’s totally engaging new young adult novel, THIS SIDE OF HOME, and leave the narrator, Maya Younger, and her identical twin, Nikki, in their changing Portland neighborhood, I will put it on my bookshelf next to

DECLUTTER YOUR HOME OFFICE DAY

Two days ago, towards the end of CBS Sunday News, Charles Osgood did the upcoming weekly calendar and said that Tuesday (today) is “declutter your home office day.” Oy! Decluttering my home office is not on my calendar for today.

The Envelope, Please

I’m soooooo glad I wasn’t a judge of the IS THIS LOVE? Contest.  The entries are really good.  I would have been hard-pressed to pick a winner.  Everyone’s entry and everyone are winners. And…those of you who did not enter