And Then There Was Valentine’s Day: The Battle Of The Sexes: Or…The Up-Bot Side Of Life.

I read the news today, oh boy. Hey, it’s not that much after Valentine’s Day, already. So anyway, way out there on the heart- or heartless, front: Men, there is a  Cyrano de Bergerac Bot now available to write love letters for you. Ladies, have you ever been in the situation where someone female- neighbor, […]

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Sunday In The Park With Gorge. Of Office Workers, Paella, and Hefalump Gravy.

I’m not much of a meat-eater, but Sunday here in the land of Gutenberg requires dire measures. What, you don’t make a roast? How does your poor husband handle that? What do you feed the guests who are invited. Hint hint. Actually, with regard to my handicap- being unable to make anything but hefalump gravy- […]

And Gutenberg Lived Here: “On The Socially Influenced Evolution Of The Rehearsal Comedy- And Other Noises Off.” LOL.

Yes, I know the title sounds like  Groucho Marx , dressed in tails and mortar board, lecturing on the state of the union. But Voila All I really mean is the fact that: Way back when, like 1671 someone, like George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham, registered a play he wished to be published. A […]

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Of Welsh Music, The Carnival Season, And Fasting Pigs.

Yesterday afternoon I did a matinée with sort of modern songs- sambas, rumbas, paart of a  vocal dance suite I wrote several years ago for my husband and a wonderful gospel piece  called Father Abraham, that usually has everyone up on their feet swaying, and that reminds me a lot of Peggy Lee’s Fever. (And,… […]

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Why Is There A Plane In The Honeymoon Suite

Since, as a singer, you almost never know where you are going to be, and when you are going to be there, and since  I am married to a mathematician, to whom a vacation consists of a conference near Disneyworld, (with one day layover) or Colorado Springs (conference plus four days of beautiful mountain hiking) […]