Category Archives: First Blogisode of this Story

Dear Sharon (and Rob)…

With the passing of a journalistic female icon this week, Ms. Pauline Phillips who created and wrote her “Dear Abby” column until it was taken over my her daughter, I’ve decided to start a new series.  Yes, you guessed it, … Continue reading

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The Untitled and Confidential Project: Exposed

I am writing from my parent’s house in Cincinnati, Ohio, where I am currently playing nursemaid to my still recovering mother.  You might remember that she had a gigantic abdominal surgery in March and let’s just say that the recovery … Continue reading

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A Series of Unusual Events–The Complete Story (originally published in 2010)

I remember. Part of my initial interest in starting this blog, was to document stories for Charlotte and Beatrix.  I think a lot about how stories are passed down in families and how the facts get confused and distorted over … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Blog!

It’s up! This has been a real lesson in gentle persistence and patience, seeing that we’ve been in talks since November.  I’m so thrilled it worked and as always, grateful to my friend Georga who talked me into going (more … Continue reading

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Open House Fever

The hunt is on. Join us as we try to find the perfect place to live on a not-very-big-budget. We might fail (seriously, we might). If you paid me $1,000,000 right now I could not accurately predict the outcome of this story (although I’d have a nice down payment on an apartment in a great school district). If you liked my buying a car story (And the Winner Is), you’ll love this. Continue reading

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And the Winner is…

THis is one of my all-time favorites and is about something as mundane as buying a car. Which is one of my favorite things to do in the world. Come. Read. Learn. And yes, I am totally available for car consultation. Continue reading

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Broadway West (Blogisode One)

It was the 2005 version of the Gold Rush–millions of dollars were pumped into Las Vegas to bring Broadway Musicals to the strip. I moved my family there to do a raunchy puppet show. Would drunken tourists leave their slot tables to come see a full length musical? Would our city girl do well in a new school in the middle of the desert? How do actors up and leave their homes and travel like a band of gypsies to the other side of the country? All the glitz, all the glamor, and our most “show biz” story yet, it”s Broadway West. Continue reading

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