"Memoirs are the backstairs of history" George Meredith, English novelist and poet Our lives are full of stories. Often convinced no one else will feel our lives worth noticing, we pass on taking the time to reflect and record. I think that is a … [Read more...] about Memoir Writing and You
I prefer cookbooks to cooking blogs--usually. You see—where I stop and read all depends on content and pictures. A favorite cookbook--the chocolate cinnamon pop tarts are scrumptious. Many cooking blogs seem to go on and … [Read more...] about Searching for the Ultimate Bake!
You never know where a professional or personal friendship might lead. For many years, BTA colleagues Ed, Chris and I shared a commitment to providing creative, intellectually stimulating, and developmentally appropriate education experiences for … [Read more...] about Summer-Food-BoomerTech Adventures Guides
Every morning upon entering the kitchen, I glance up to see how my family of robins are doing. But alas, I then remember that all four babies have successfully fledged. I miss them and suffer from empty nest syndrome. Watching their story unfold … [Read more...] about Birding With Your iPhone
Charlotte Kinney Simpson, my great-great grandmother, ran a temperance hotel with her husband. When I look at this old family picture I see a conservative woman who probably worked hard her entire life. I know that she and my great-great grandfather, … [Read more...] about Family Stories Connect Generations
In a building for older residents of Lower Manhattan, Sterling Lord, 99, is using his lockdown time to start a new literary agency. Like agents everywhere, he said he was about to seal a “huge television deal” for one of his authors. He could … [Read more...] about Technology to the rescue: Making COVID 19 sequestering bearable