The third week in February was a great week. Nearly my entire family (sister, brother, kids, in-laws, grandkids, nieces, etc.) converged on Redington Beach from New York, Denver, Orlando, Austin and Jacksonville. So fun, so many memories, so many laughs. My sister Jane and I got to catch up on our kids' lives, our current... Continue Reading →
is TV cool again?
I ask because there was definitely a time not so long ago that nobody admitted to watching TV. But having spent nearly my entire career at The Nielsen Company, I knew that wasn't true. Because we processed the TV ratings. And plenty of people were watching TV. Of course, given current technology, I shouldn't call... Continue Reading →
My life is a blur. I feel like time is literally FLYING. And that I never have enough time in a day. Ever feel like that? How is that possible when I'm no longer employed fulltime? I admit, when I was younger, I occasionally ran into folks who had retired from the large company where... Continue Reading →
i’ve been using you
It's true. Full transparency, full disclosure. I've always liked writing. And when I (was) recently retired(!), I thought first of writing. But it's one thing to share your own crazy thoughts with folks on a blog, and another entirely to write for $$$. Dollars, greenbacks, dinero. Yep, that stuff that helps pay the mortgage and... Continue Reading →
I'm still a blogging newbie. I know this because this is my 26th post and I'm following more and more other blogs and some have been out there for years! Coincidentally, I'm also working on becoming a content / creative writer. For that, I will likely get assignments (500 words describing the benefits of flossing).... Continue Reading →
when did THIS happen?
Seriously. You might not believe this, but up until a month or two ago, I was anti-social on social media! Sure I had a Facebook presence, but only to stay connected to kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, siblings. In fact, shockingly, I wasn't even 'friends' with Richie Coldcuts. It's true. So what changed? Well, I've always been a... Continue Reading →
First blog post
This is the excerpt for your very first post.