Manhatten Special “Ouie” or Craving

If you’re older than 50 and have lived in or still live in the Tri-state area, NY, NJ, CT, you know what a Manhattan Special is. Earlier today, out of nowhere, a bottle bearing the Manhattan Special logo flashed before my eyes and I suddenly had a craving for one.  I don’t know if it […]

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Quality, not Quantity (reading your work)

It was another glorious evening at The Beach House Beanery this third Tuesday of May.  Fifteen authors/singers presented their material at our monthly Inspired Mic.  As usual, we only got six minutes to woo our audience. One reader was a technical writer for a gazillion years, so I knew he can put words together to make […]

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To all you Generation “X” and “Y” Members. If I can do it, they can do it, I’m talking about your parents and grandparents!

Hi, I have a blog and love it! I’m a babyboomer and have worked my way up, down, and through the caverns of blogging to teach myself how to blog.  Although my blogging skills are not quite there yet, I’m progressing.  Unfortunately, I fear I am in the minority when it comes to my generation.  So, […]

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Ode to a Vietnam Vet

Thought about saying this for nearly thirty years and with Memorial Day coming up I knew I would be acting on it. I’ve continued reading at the monthly “Inspired Mic Nights” at the Beach House Beanery and loving it.  I’m reading this on Tuesday, hope everyone likes it. Ode to a Vietnam Vet, by Gi Marie Arena I’m Sorry. […]

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