Category Archives: Friends/Family

Small world

The ASJA Conference ended with a cocktail party for the hundreds of attendees. I sat down near a young woman and we exchanged cards for our books. Turns out the young woman is the daughter of the writer who mentored … Continue reading

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Connie and Ruthie’s wedding

On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, I had the great pleasure of attending the wedding of Connie Kurtz and Ruthie Berman, two dear friends who have done so much for so many and were instrumental in keeping me sane as I … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday!

My son Ian is now a publisher and will have a booth at the 5th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday September 12 from 10 AM to 6 PM. The book festival, a premier literary event which attracts thousands of … Continue reading

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Insights My grandson and I share birthdays (3 days apart) and I just got back from celebrating with him and other members of my family. On the way home, (a five hour trip) I had a chance to think about … Continue reading

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Childhood friends

I just had to share this. Several years ago, I belonged to a book group. One of the books we read, (I can’t remember the title) was about childhood friends. We started reminiscing about our own childhood friends, people we’d … Continue reading

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Back from the cruise…

Just returned from Discover Sweet, a women’s cruise to the Western Caribbean. The cruise was amazing. Started out rocking and rolling. We were caught in Hurricane Ida for about 18 hours; the ship was like a ghost ship. With so … Continue reading

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