Let me reassure you right there, the meetings with friends are virtual, the drinks though are very real, as my expanding waistline can attest. It all started with my friend Amel’s initiative, who always has excellent ideas: since we can’t go out and meet in person, why not do it on Zoom? BYOB, she added. … More COVID-19 and Virtual Drinks
The old man, at the corner of Madison and 76th, was oblivious to the cars honking and the pedestrians rushing home in the drizzle of the early evening. He stood still, staring at the red and white demolition sign screaming “DANGER, KEEP OUT.” This intrusive, ugly sign was ordering him, Felix Menochon, to keep out … More Keep Out!
Recently, I was honored to be invited to the Second Annual Fundraising Book Signing for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, in New York. We were six authors, presenting our book and reading excerpts, signing copies and meeting readers. All proceeds will go to help a maternity care in Senegal and a day care center … More The Joy of Giving Back
Happy new year to all my family and friends, near and far! I hope you started 2019 surrounded by love, peace and happiness. Over the past couple of days, I have been asked if I had new resolutions for 2019. Well…yes and no. Yes, because I can always do more and do better. One thing … More Happy New Year!
I met Janko at a dinner party in Manhattan and discovered he was a man of many talents and hobbies: journalist, photographer, writer, translator, sailor…and the author of “Point of View New York City”. I bought a few copies and was impressed by the unique concept of this book, so I asked Janko to sit … More A conversation with Photographer and Writer Janko Puls.