When I’m 93…

… I want to be capable of practicing my life-long career.  You know.  Like Bob Wolff, a sportscaster who was recently recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for spending 75 years in his chosen profession!   We attended a “Conversation” with Wolff on Monday night, down at the Smithsonian.  While we were waiting in line to get into the auditorium, Mark and I noted that we were the youngest audience members by a...

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Staycation, Or How I Spent Spring Break

(I can say “Spring Break”, right?  Even if I’m talking about the last week of May?) Hello folks!  Sorry I’ve been so scarce — I was indulging in a week of wedding anniversary celebration (11 years — and it seems like we got married yesterday!) We’d originally planned on taking a big trip, but various things conspired against us doing that.  We substituted international travel with a staycation, and we...

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Whoosh! Bang! Wham!

Wow – was that a weekend whizzing by?  I merely got caught in the backdraft! I spent the better part of Friday fussing with FROM LEFT FIELD, putting the so-called finishing touches on the outline.  I say “so-called” because I realized, almost as soon as I’d saved it, that it wasn’t going to work — I was boxing my hero and my heroine into too small a space.  They’ve known each other since elementary...

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