Burned at Both Ends


When I was a child my parents lived by the adage: children are to be seen, not heard and that other one, children speak only when spoken to. Though I may have had thoughts, questions, comments, theories, ideas, advice, stories, jokes, insights, musings, songs, confusion, I kept them to myself.  Well, at least I tried.  … Continue reading Burned at Both Ends

It’s Not Easy Being Pantone 377C


Visiting the Hamptons in the summer is always a treat.  There is much to be awestruck by: the natural beauty of the beaches, the sprawling farmland and wineries that dot the countryside, not to mention the man-made eye-candy: lush gardens and verdant lawns, (even in drought) lavish homes accessorized with dormers and porches and chimneys, … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Pantone 377C

Normal Interrupted


About a month ago I got sucker-punched by my heart.  Overnight, as I slept peacefully, I developed a heart condition.  It came out of nowhere.  Like a subpoena.  My diagnosis: PVC palpitations, causing the heart to experience haphazard, volatile, extra beats, and PAC palpitations, causing the heart to skip beats.  An episode of these heartbeats … Continue reading Normal Interrupted