THE LAST UPDATE? MONDAY: MARILYN COMES HOME

'You came back! Why? A woman like you!! To a place like this?? Why?" Those of you who don't know that line should be ashamed. It's a riff on Eli Wallach's demise as the bandit chief in "The Magnificent Seven". Well, Marilyn came back today and there's no reason to ask why. She's home after … Continue reading THE LAST UPDATE? MONDAY: MARILYN COMES HOME

Stay In The Car and Other Classic Lines – Marilyn Armstrong

In the spirit of clichés that pop out of the mouths of Our Heroes with alarming frequency, despite the fact that they have become standing jokes for the audience (apparently nobody mentioned this to the script writers), our personal favorite in this house is "Stay in the car." On the NBC TV series "Chuck." it's a … Continue reading Stay In The Car and Other Classic Lines – Marilyn Armstrong

Neighbors and Old Friends – Marilyn Armstrong

Friends come in many sizes and shapes. Horses, dogs, cats and other warm fuzzy creatures give our lives texture and joy ... and old things holding memories of other times and places ... these too become friends, holding our memories and reminding us of the lives we have lived and things we have done. Old … Continue reading Neighbors and Old Friends – Marilyn Armstrong

UPDATE-MARILYN: 8 MEATBALLS SUNDAY

The title of today's blog should be a hint. I'll get to it in a minute. Marilyn asked me to bring her clothing, her lap top and myself -- in that order. Oh, yes, make sure there's clean underwear in the clothing bag. Didn't your mother warn you about going anywhere without clean under wear?? … Continue reading UPDATE-MARILYN: 8 MEATBALLS SUNDAY

UPDATE: MARILYN-A QUIET SATURDAY

Time flies when you're having fun. Let's attribute that line to Marilyn who's now almost a week and a half into her stay at Beth Israel Hospital's Cardiac Care Unit. The fun includes a bypass, valve replacement, pacemaker implant and inflation of collapsed lungs. Today, there was another infection scare but tests came back negative. … Continue reading UPDATE: MARILYN-A QUIET SATURDAY