Foodie Poetry: With Apologies to Ogden Nash

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 | Category: Reflections


No man is lonely while eating spaghetti: It requires so much attention. — Christopher Marley When I attended the Massachusetts Poetry Festival recently, I  took a class on writing poetry about food. I’m off to Italy soon. What else did you think would happen? ‘Talian Food I would not eat the sauteed eel Not the […]

La Bella Figura

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Category: Travel Tips


Never wear anything that panics the cat.  — P.J. O’Rourke   The dress was sleeveless, a melon peach color with yellow polka dots the size of dimes all over it. Drop waisted, with a slight flair at the bottom. I felt like a princess in it. I wore it to New York City when I […]