Creative genius

It comes in fits and starts, often unexpectedly, but it never fails to take your breath away. I’m talking about that moment of truly divine inspiration that snags your attention and screams “DO THIS!” and won’t let go. Now I’m not pretentious enough to say I’m a...

The Pinocchio Effect

We can all recite dozens of them—those little superstitious “truths” we were taught as children. Breaking a mirror is seven years bad luck; It’s also bad luck to walk under a ladder; Step on a crack, break your mother’s back; Find a penny, pick it up, then all day...

Write your own Obitchuary

Yeah, yeah, unless you know me really well, you probably think there’s a misspelling in the title. Not a chance. When I write “Obitchuary,” you can bet that’s exactly what I intended to write. A couple weeks ago some gals and I got to talking about the current vague...

Pumpkin Power

Who knew that in Cape May, New Jersey, I’d fall in love with pumpkin? Certainly not me. But it was there I discovered pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread and pumpkin fudge. And while I’ve always loved pumpkin pie, especially during the holidays, until I...

Password protection

Earlier this month, I discovered I had to log in to an online account in order to close it out. The problem was that I had never, ever, accessed this particular account, as my dealings with this particular company, up until now, had all been via written...
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