In Memory of Edward Kennedy

Today is the end of an era in America.   The last of the Camelot Kennedy brothers passed away from brain cancer. Edward Kennedy is the only Kennedy I will ever remember.  Both John and Robert had been assassinated before I was born.  I wish I had known all of the Kennedy brothers before the […]

#183 ~ Two Brothers: One North, One South

Two Brothers: One North, One South by David H. Jones Walt Whitman has a calling, not only as a poet but as someone to do what he can to ease the pain of the injured and dying soldiers from the American Civil War.  Although a native of New York, Whitman does not let a soldier’s […]

Sunday Salon ~ To D.C. and Back

I finally got my pictures back from my trip to D.C. earlier this month. I wish that I could say they were worth the wait, but they were most definitely not. I forgot to bring the digital camera with me, but was “lucky” enough to have an unused, cheap disposable camera I got at a […]

TGIF With Vanina Marsot, Author of Foreign Tongue

I absolutely loved Foreign Tongue by Vanina Marsot. So, when I opened my email a couple of weeks ago and saw a message from her, it made my day! In the midst of her returning to the United States from Paris, Vanina graciously agreed to answer a few of my questions. She even provided these […]

#151 ~ Foreign Tongue

Foreign Tongue: A Novel of Life and Love in Paris by Vanina Marsot Anna is running away from Los Angeles and the debacle that was her relationship with an actor boyfriend who began cheating on her the moment the clock started ticking on his fifteen minutes. As a result of her dual French/US citizenship and […]