Ode to the Power of The Fingers

Recently while at a jewelry auction, a lady standing nearby exclaimed, “I would NEVER wear ANYTHING on my ring finger,” while indicating her left ring […]

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Sandy Refugee

This morning while in Horsham, PA, I was dipping a tea bag in a Styrofoam cup of semi-hot water.  I had slept in a bed […]

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I Don’t Get It Danny Boyle!

The Summer Olympics are here again and every four years I look forward to watching my favorite Olympic sports; swimming, gymnastics and track and field. […]

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Blood Diamond Jubilee

Yes, it’s time once again for me to sharpen my claws on the British royal family. The queen’s celebration of the 60th year she has […]

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Final Farewell

Yesterday, moms in America were honored by the celebration of Mother’s Day, a holiday established by Anna Jarvis in 1912. What I love about this […]

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India…here I come!

There’s a reason I’ve been so quiet—I’ve been getting ready for an adventure.  I’m leaving this week for a 35 day trip to India.  While […]

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Why I will Not be Watching Will and Kate Tie the Knot

In just about six days, the world will experience a royally induced economic blip, because every television channel will be tuned into the royal wedding. […]

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The Vain Vegan

My mother did much of her schooling in the UK and taught me excellent etiquette. Good manners are disappearing faster than Ted Danson’s hairline, but […]

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EU ♥ Obama!

When President Obama made his tour of Europe soon after his election, he was greeted with open arms, cheers, welcoming placards, parades and smiling children.  […]

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