Standing on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona or Anywhere in America

When I lived abroad people often commented about how glamorous it all sounded.  The truth was that it was an ordinary life in very extraordinary places.  I still had to do laundry, go grocery shopping, go to the dentist and do other routine things.  For the past three and a half-months, I have been travelingContinue reading “Standing on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona or Anywhere in America”

Two Jews walk into a bar in Fayetteville, Arkansas…

I grew up in a family of first generation Americans.  My grandparents on both sides immigrated to the US in the early 1900’s to escape the pogroms in Lithuania, then Russia.  Yiddish was spoken at home and we were taught, mostly, but not always, to distrust anyone who wasn’t Jewish.  My parents were liberal andContinue reading “Two Jews walk into a bar in Fayetteville, Arkansas…”

Two Jews walk into a bar in Fayetteville, Arkansas…

I grew up in a family of first generation Americans.  My grandparents on both sides immigrated to the US in the early 1900’s to escape the pogroms in Lithuania, then Russia.  Yiddish was spoken at home and we were taught, mostly, but not always, to distrust anyone who wasn’t Jewish.  My parents were liberal andContinue reading “Two Jews walk into a bar in Fayetteville, Arkansas…”

The best laid plans…And other lessons learned on the road

In 1976, my dear friend, Joanie, and I, decided to quit our jobs, put the little we had in our parents basements and head out on an adventure, West.  We were young and looking to find ourselves somewhere in the United States.  We borrowed Joan’s mother’s Buick, a huge gas guzzling car, and cashed inContinue reading “The best laid plans…And other lessons learned on the road”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”