THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

Kobe Bean Bryant There probably is no need to explain to you who Kobe Bryant was. You probably knew before the tragic helicopter accident last Sunday that took his life and that of 8 others, including his 13-year-old daughter. Even if you did not follow the NBA or the Los Angeles Lakers, you likely knew … Continue reading THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

“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

BERNSTEIN VERSUS THE BEATLES – BY ELLIN CURLEY

My mother had a friend named Helen who was tall, thin, blond, classically beautiful and always stylishly dressed and coiffed. She could be a bit ditzy but she was a wonderful friend with a wide circle of people who loved her. She was fiercely loyal and would go to great lengths to help, protect, or … Continue reading BERNSTEIN VERSUS THE BEATLES – BY ELLIN CURLEY

SELFIES AND AUTOGRAPHS – Garry Armstrong

Across New England, the Blizzard from hell takes second place to the Patriots' latest melodramatic postseason victory and relentless march in search of yet another Superbowl championship. We are literally iced in but that won't stop die-hard Pats' fans in their quest for selfies and autographs with their favorite football players. Patriots' fans, oblivious to … Continue reading SELFIES AND AUTOGRAPHS – Garry Armstrong