humor

PAGING PONCE DE LEON

Carly Simon is in my head a lot these days singing, “You’re So Vain”. After decades of seeming perpetual youth in my career as a reporter, the portrait in my attic has become an illusion. It’s something with which most people… Read More ›

AUGUST? ALREADY?

SHARE YOUR WORLD 8-2-2021 It’s August, but I don’t know how this happened. It was barely July just yesterday — or was that last Saturday? What day is this anyway? My entire life seems to be falling between the chairs and… Read More ›

BITTER ROOTS

I am named after an aunt I never met. In my style of Jewish family, you don’t name babies after living people. Only after those who have passed. This is not true in all Jewish families. It depends on where… Read More ›

WHAT?

It happened again. Someone’s left a voicemail message, but all I can make out is “hi.” The rest? Who knows? I don’t recognize the voice and have no idea what she said. Should I call back anyway? Is mush-mouthed talking a new… Read More ›