Hillary & Leonard Cohen–Tough News Week!

And then today…. I’m sad.  I’m scared. Hillary’s loss was unexpected, yet always feared. Leonard’s death was not unexpected, yet always feared. Thank you Saturday Night Live for the pitch perfect combo of Hillary (Kate McKinnon) thoughtfully singing Leonard’s masterpiece, Hallelujah.  It has helped me put things in perspective. Other ways I’ve been trying to […]

DEFINITION OF A SUCCESSFUL LIFE, Emerson

Definition of a Successful Life To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;  to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;   to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by […]

AMAZING GRACE–A Pope for All

And then today…. I’ve been thinking about the Pope appearing on network television’s 20/20 program last night as he prepares for his visit to the United States.  He took questions and gave heartfelt and comforting responses. He seems to be an answer to our prayers as he is so perfect for these times in history. […]

MTV. VMA, Vinyl Records–If aging isn’t for sissies, then neither is today’s music!

I’m crazy about music–always have been! I try to act my age, but I remember when the country was upset about Elvis and his simple gyrations on the Ed Sullivan Show.  That makes me 72. I watched the Video Music Awards Sunday night as I always do.  I know most of the music. I’d love […]