Archive for March 2014
Are you a matchmaker?
Have you ever played matchmaker and fixed up at friend? Ever been fixed up yourself, as in, agreed to a totally blind date on the say-so of someone else playing matchmaker? Matchmaking fascinates me. No, I’ve never done it – have never known two people who are available at the same time and might actually…Read More
What does art do for you?
My husband and I recently visited the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, to see an exhibit of Impressionist art. I’ve always adored Impressionism, but I wasn’t prepared for what I found – and I’m not talking about the art itself, though that was breathtaking. I’m talking about my reaction to it. I was enchanted,…Read More
How many tweets make up a book?
What are people doing with their noses in smartphones all the time? The writer in me wonders this a lot. What are they reading? Texts from friends? Facebook posts? Work email? Is it possible, in this golden era of social media, that not being ‘social’ – as in, waiting in line at Starbucks without…Read More