“FAMOUS FATHER GIRL” – By ELLIN CURLEY

I just read a memoir by Jamie Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein’s oldest child and I absolutely loved the book! The central characters are fascinating and complex as well as endlessly entertaining and the circle of friends is mostly famous people who are colorful and fun to read about. Friends of my mother's, the Coopers, lived in … Continue reading “FAMOUS FATHER GIRL” – By ELLIN CURLEY

THE CASE OF THE OVERPRICED CABLE PACKAGES – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — The Case of Overpriced Cable Packages We've been overpaying for cable since cable was introduced. We don't have a choice here. We don't get any choice except Direct TV or Spectrum (Charter). We can't use DirectTV because we are surrounded by trees and the signal can't get through the woods. The … Continue reading THE CASE OF THE OVERPRICED CABLE PACKAGES – Marilyn Armstrong

NO ONE IS LISTENING – Marilyn Armstrong

When does the complexity of a problem exceed the original problem to such a degree that one would really rather run screaming into the snow than have to deal with all that "stuff"? Let's say it's dinnertime. The shrimp isn't defrosted and you can't cook the potatoes because you are out of onions. Home fries … Continue reading NO ONE IS LISTENING – Marilyn Armstrong