Insanity (Or My Left Foot)

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein This quote is generally attributed to Einstein, however there seems to be significant debate about the authenticity of this attribution. No one is really sure who said it first, but whoever did was a genius! I am going to take | Read more…


Anthropology 101

I first came across the book Primates of Park Avenue on my FaceBook feed courtesy of that stellar news publication, The New York Times, which presented me with an article called “Poor Little Rich Women”, written by the author, Wednesday Martin. It held the promise of a fascinating read: an anthropological field study of mothers | Read more…


Mother Courage

“I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.” Elizabeth Taylor Photo courtesy Well said, Liz. And although she was light years away from the character, Anna Fierling, in Bertold Brecht’s play, Mother Courage , no one can argue that Liz’s life had spectacular highs (including her Academy Awards – two Oscars for best | Read more…

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