Charley and I just returned from our annual trip to Washington DC for the Zero Prostate Cancer Summit. Charley is an 11-year prostate cancer survivor as are the others who attend these meetings every year with their advocates. I’m an advocate. Some family and friends who were caretakers come alone. Their loved ones didn’t survive … More When They Come Home
Adolph Hitler had a fondness for pretty young girls. Eva Braun was seventeen when they met and she became his mistress. He was forty. It was said that he adored her. For sixteen years she stood faithfully by him, enjoying their life together as he went about the daily business of destroying of millions of … More Eva Brauns Among Us
In every organization, members seem to take on different roles. There are the lambs that follow, the border collies that guide and lead, and then there are the donkeys. I am purposely choosing the term donkeys as opposed to asses, although in some instances asses would be more apropos. But I’m going to try to … More Lambs, Donkeys, and Border Collies
As I was telling a fellow blogger yesterday, my books are taking over my life. Last Train to Kingston is keeping me busy with marketing, signings, talks, and emails from people wanting to ask a question or discuss the book. The second mystery in the series, Last Rose on the Vine, is almost completed and I’ve … More Hashtag Chaos
In the last three weeks I’ve aged ten years.Well, maybe I just look like I’ve aged ten years? I think Charley may have aged twenty years, but he still looks great. The premature aging is a direct result of trying to get this “cursed” book (that’s what we are now calling it) completed in time … More What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Today is Charley’s Birthday! As many of you know, my husband is a cancer survivor, in remission, but still involved in clinical studies to find the cure. We were in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins this week and after all of the regular hospital stuff, we took time to walk around the Inner Harbor and have … More On Gallivanting
During the news coverage of one of the recent marches, I noticed a young man with a sign that read, “Blink, Melania, if you need help.” It was something I myself often have thought about every time I’ve seen her in public with her husband, because there is no doubt in my mind that he … More Blink!