“Time, time, hear the bells chime Over the harbor and the city Time, one more vodka and lime To help paralyze that tiny little tick, tick, tick, tick” Time the Avenger – The Pretenders 1984 So it happened again last week – another musical icon from my youth passed away.  This time it was The Purple One – the genius that was Prince.  I remember seeing Prince’s movie, “Purple Rain” at Film Society night in college, with everyone in the audience singing along to… Read more »

I wrote this piece all the way at the beginning of this summer, but I believe that it is still relevant today… Having kids around keep you healthy. Less than 48 hours after the girls left with grandma, I developed what is either a summer cold or a bad allergy attack.       Going to the local pool is weird without kids. Yes, you can read uninterrupted, but when it comes time to cool off in the water, it… Read more »