Sunshine on My Shoulders

  I grew up in Woodstock, New York in the 60’s and 70’s.  In high school, I knew I was going to have to get creative in order to get out of upstate New York.  My art teacher coached me through submitting applications for art school, I got a scholarship into Pratt institute in Brooklyn. […]

Bob Dylan, The Monkees, and The Beatles; A Love Story

I grew up in Woodstock in the 60’s and 70’s. In grade school, I broke my leg in a skiing accident. Because I had a tendency to go flying down the halls on my crutches at ungodly speeds, I was assigned a caretaker. She and I became fast friends. I loved her at once. She […]

Liza’s Red Shoes …Sort of.

When I was in my late teens, I had the very good fortune of being invited by my boyfriend to work at the local summerstock theater; The Woodstock Playhouse. I found myself in an exciting, challenging place with famous and talented actors and dancers. My co-workers and I became fast friends. We worked ridiculous hours, […]

On the Bright Side…

My Dad was out in his garden the other day, weeding and breaking up dirt. He saw a frog, and moved it to safety out of the garden hoe’s way. When he looked back, the frog had one leg inside a snake’s mouth. Instead of moving the frog out of harms way, he pretty much […]