Archive for the ‘LIVES’ Category

“You are my heroine! And by heroine I mean lady hero. I don’t want to inject you and listen to jazz.” Liz Lemon Hello March new moon. Hello Spring, Aries energy and madness, rabbit magic and March Hares. The march of Time and our timeless, shared inheritance of heroes and heroines circles back again. There […]


When I was about 6 my mother gave me a book called “Somebody Came.” Supposedly a gift from my Grandfather, who had passed away 4 years prior, I took it like a gift from beyond, as it was a lushly illustrated story of a little girl and her Grandfather, the keeper of a bright green […]


Since everything is none other than exactly as it is one may as well just break out in laughter. Long Chen Pa All is Still. February. Indian Snow Moon. Valentine’s Day. In our igloo cocoons, our lives may seem like snow globes, we swim in bubbles of crystalized emotions, new-earnestly patterned seeds, or emerge into […]


Gimme Love! Gimme 11 Red V-Day Presents!  I will serve faithfully the lover who treats me (and us) to this menu of 11 red perfections I desire for V-Day or anyday. Come alive St. Valentine!  I always confuse you with the Earl of Sandwich so I had to look up your story. Just another saint […]


“Bon Vivants: 11 Stories and Habits of Highly Effective BVs.” Written by a well-published and widely read Bon Vivant author. Me. #1  “Join the bon-vivant!  You can too! It’s never about pedigree, and always about wit, drama, intrigue, good and stylish outfits and bohemian silliness…” (and taking the summer off from blogging!) We admit it. […]


New York City on the make is a churning pot of all kinds of Mob-Stars and Fame Gamers. The best New York stories happen every minute… when fortune smiles in chance meetings, in a flash hard work for years is rewarded, creative collabs are formed or the hand of Fate puts one suddenly on the […]


Five Favorites Blogging is obsessive, egotistical, infanticidal and Oedipal.  One is ever viligante and immersed, tied to the desk like a naughty lover.  Then one day, you get the Bloggers’ Chain Letter and though faintly like the Plea from your Ugandan Uncle for Cash or the latest heaven-sent Money Angel…with this one you are forced […]