Tag Archive | TV

matter of fact

People often ask me where I get my inspiration for my writing. And, as unglamorous as it may sound, ideas come to me most frequently in the most mundane of circumstances. Like last night, while attempting (unsuccessfully) to fall asleep and weighing whether I should just give it up and read, a random thought popped […]

a really big shoe

For those of us of a certain age, The Ed Sullivan Show¬†was a Sunday-night institution. Airing at 8 pm on CBS, the show featured everyone’s favorite host (with his signature pronunciation of “show” as “shoe”) introducing us each week to a variety of entertainment. There was always a singer or two (big names at the […]

play it again, Ilsa

If you’ve read my very first post on this blog [On rice, tables & life], then you know that Ilsa was our much-beloved dog, arguably one of the world’s best. She was named for Ilsa Lund, the character played by the breathtaking Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca, the star-crossed lover to Humphrey Bogart’s Rick Blaine. One […]