Category: ME

Sheryl Sandberg, why "Lean In" when you can lie back? 2

Lean In? I’d Rather Lean Back

Let’s face facts: I’m less the “Lean In” and more the “Lie Back” type. Don’t get me wrong — I’m aware and an advocate of the fact that hard work, diligence and effort are...

Neutral-Table-Setting 4

How I Met My Brother

What if one day you got an email out of the blue from someone claiming to be your sister? What would you do? I was 50 when I met my brother. It was a...

Butch! 3

Unplanned Parrothood

You never think it’ll be you. After all, you seem sane (publicly). You think you’re pretty cool (privately).  But then, one day you wake up and somehow, it’s happened. There’s no use denying it....

The One-Track Minded Professor 3

STILL Hot For Teacher

My first love is dead. Like millions of girls (and undoubtedly quite a few boys) growing up in the 60s, my first crush was on Russell Johnson, who played Roy Hinkley, known to generations...

My dad and me. 1

Remembering Bob-Daddy

Toward the end of his life, one of my heroes, George Bernard Shaw, was asked what person in history he would most like to have been. His response was that he would most like...

The most important thing is... 2

Thanksgiving and My First Tattoo

I got my first and my favorite tattoo right after 9/11. On September 12th I literally couldn’t sit up or get out of bed, lying there paralyzed by grief, anguish and anger. In the...

Another Day at the Office 3

Who the Hell Do I Think I Am?

“I’m a creep, I’m a weirdo. What the hell am I doing here? I don’t belong here.” — Radiohead Writing this is probably a big mistake. After all, my intent here is to offer...

mr-rogers-red 6

My Perverted Feelings for Mr. Rogers

I have unclean thoughts about Mr. Rogers. I’m not kidding, or trying to be cute. (Who in their right mind would think wanting to mount Mr. Rogers is “adorable”?) I’d like to say it...