Archive | May 2013

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on a roll

Is it just me, or has advertising reached a new low? As the saying goes, “No one ever went broke underestimating the intellect of the American public” — and recent commercials are evidence of just how many advertisers believe that maxim. I’m referring to a batch of commercials — and not just from one single […]

bark angel

A strange and wonderful thing happened at the most unexpected time. In the midst of all the stress of my mom’s recent passing, I experienced one of those moments that makes it clear, to me at least, that there are forces out there beyond explanation. B. and I flew back to NY for the funeral […]

remembering my mom

My mom passed away just a few days ago and, at yesterday’s cemetery service, I had the chance to share my thoughts about her with the small group who attended. The words are from my heart. “Thank you for being here today. I want to express our gratitude to you for your love and support […]

chemistry rules

When it comes to chemistry, one of two things is true — a) mix two elements together and nothing happens, or b) combine two elements, stand back, and wait for the fireworks. When it comes to onscreen chemistry, there are those couples whose dynamic is so hot, it’s amazing the screen doesn’t melt. Here’s my […]