Tag: life

If I Ran the World

If I Ran the World, The work week would be four days. People would be more efficient because they'd know they only have four days to get their work done, and they'd be grateful for the three-day weekends. Think about it. Grocery stores would be designed so you'd walk into the dry foods section, then … Continue reading If I Ran the World

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When the Bottom Beckons

So many people say they want to write or create, but can't get started. Some start, but then can't finish. Recently, I had a conversation with an aspiring writer friend about her struggles to get started. I got the impression that she thought writing was easy for me or that I had some special powers. … Continue reading When the Bottom Beckons

Rejected but Okay

I previously shared that Angela and I teamed up and co-wrote and submitted a screenplay to a screenplay writing competition associated with a major film festival. Well, today we got our rejection letter. It was very nice and polite--thanking and commending us and explaining that over 8,000 screenplays were submitted and the decision was difficult, … Continue reading Rejected but Okay

The Rhythm of the Seasons

As my husband drove our family to North Jersey for Easter dinner, we listened to sports radio, a-flutter with news of basketball (both college and the NBA) and opening day for baseball. We chatted that we couldn't believe that baseball was starting up again, and that tomorrow is April. "The rhythm of the seasons," my … Continue reading The Rhythm of the Seasons

Modern Conveniences

Back in February of 1996, my then-future husband attempted to win my affections by making me a mix tape.  That's how we rolled back in the twentieth century.  The mix tape was invincible as a tool for wooing a girlfriend.  Obviously, it worked on me.  I still have that mix tape. Here's a pic: I … Continue reading Modern Conveniences