The Gathering Brood by Carol Hoenig, 3/19/2020

March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Chapter One: Meet Lottie, Allen, Emily, Denise and Natalie Meeting Allen: “You sure there’s no place nicer than this dive?” Gail slid off the bed. “Everything smells like mildew.” Heading Out Allen gave a final, desperate lunge before relinquishing to the disheartening limpness, having [...]

What I’m Thinking: Am I the Only One Who Loves a Good Snowstorm?

November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sometimes I have a list of topics I’m eager to blog about while other times I’m feeling empty. That was the case this week until I saw on the news that the NYC area may get its first snow this season giving me a feeling of excitement. I’m quite sure I’m in the minority and don’t want to [...]

What I’m Thinking: Our Memories

November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

We all have memories that are ours alone and, occasionally, they pop up, inspired by a song or conversation. For me, whenever Honky Tonk Woman by the Rolling Stones comes on the radio I am brought back to when I went with my parents to my brother’s friend’s graduation party. I was probably too [...]

8/27/19—Mixing Politics with Prose

August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

I cannot believe that it was fourteen years ago when my first novel, Without Grace, was published. So much has happened professionally, personally and politically since then. It was also around the time that Arianna Huffington invited me to blog for her brainchild, Huffington Post. I was thrilled [...]

8/20/19 – New Beginnings

August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s been a little over two months since my business partner and I had to close the bookstore/wine bar since we could no longer keep using our retirement money to keep it afloat. The decision was both difficult and easy. We loved having the bookstore but didn’t love that we lost so much money [...]