An Open Letter to Pigs

Dear Pigs, By the way, may I call you that? Pig? It’s meant with the utmost respect, and after all, it is your name. Believe me. I’ve never used your name in vain when referring to perverts or sleazeballs. I don’t know who started that. Uncool. Nor have I ever said, “go clean up, you … Continue reading An Open Letter to Pigs

Chef Admits to Cooking his Wife

I did not make that up. I could have−as my fiction readers would attest− but not this time. That headline came from the Huffington Post. For me, discovering that someone could cook another human being was hard enough to stomach, but finding this story in the Food Brief nearly caused me to lose my lunch. … Continue reading Chef Admits to Cooking his Wife

Gut Feeling

The strangest thing happened to me today while I was outside “exercising.” On the days I don’t play tennis (that sounds like I play a lot!) I “exercise” by walking. Okay, carbo-loading is not exactly necessary for one of these walks, but at least it’s something. If I’m going to be completely honest with you, … Continue reading Gut Feeling

How Do You Not Forget People You’ve Never Met

  This year, I allowed myself not to watch the Twin Towers come down. It was the first year since 2001 that I didn’t watch the reruns of that horrific morning. In years past, if I caught a glimpse of it on tv while passing through my family room or flipping through the channels, I’d … Continue reading How Do You Not Forget People You’ve Never Met