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I think we can all agree that it’s time again for a full-length Columbo movie. The first Columbo movie, technically a TV pilot, aired in 1968. The second pilot was released in ’71 and … more
My grandmother, Lina Dreher, was sixteen when she kept this diary. Additional names mentioned are those of her brothers and sisters except for Daisy who was a family friend.  Dec 16th Went … more
My grandmother, Lina Dreher, was sixteen when she kept this diary. Additional names mentioned are those of her brothers and sisters except for Daisy who was a family friend.  Dec 16th Went … more
Ah, the inevitable, a notice for jury duty. Like death, they never come at a good time. This one’s for my husband. “I’ll just tell them I work online and they’ll excuse … more
In the summer of ’73, when I was still in high school, actor/comedian Charles Nelson Reilly (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir/The Match Game) was on a plane to NYC where he was scheduled to teach … more
My grandmother, Lina Dreher, was born January 28th, 1897 or so she thought. In the late 1800’s people born at home did not typically get birth certificates. With nine Dreher homebirths, all … more
“How much for your mirrors?” asks a stranger about my artistic creations that took hours and days to make, cost mucho money in materials, and happen to be advertised online. “The … more
From my grandmother, Lina Dreher’s, diary when she was sixteen and working in the family bakery in Orange, NJ. Other first names mentioned are those of her siblings. Nov 16 Nights when I … more
I don’t understand. I’m ten years old; why can’t I pick out my own shoes? I want the penny loafers, but mom says they’re slip-on shoes and that they’ll slip off my feet … more
From my grandmother’s diary when she was sixteen and working in the family bakery. All names mentioned are those of her siblings except for the obvious. Nov 1st We were quite busy today. … more
Someone asked me, “Aren’t you afraid you’ll run out of ideas?” This question came in reference to my column. The very one you are now reading. “Not really,” I … more
From my grandmother’s diary when she was sixteen and working in the family bakery. All first names mentioned are those of her siblings except for Tom Wachenfeld who I believe worked at the … more
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