WHY BLOG? Yesterday I received an anonymous comment on my blog. I am not sure, but I think it was taking me to task for “doing private things in public places”. I have asked myself, too, why I share so much of my personal history with perfect strangers. Here is what I have come up


    THURSDAYS WITH MOMMY (with thanks and apologies to Mitch Albom) I have a ritual. Every Thursday I wipe my schedule clean and spend the day with my mother. I’m very lucky that I don’t have a regular 9 to 5 job, so I can afford to do this – and I don’t necessarily advocate this