Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

I like the old-fashioned idea of hanging a framed prayer or poem near a home’s entrance to bless the house, so I was happy to find this hand-written blessing that’s probably sixty years old at a Brooklyn flea market this […]

Yesterday, I was standing in the elevator of Bloomingdale’s Manhattan flagship store with a red-headed saleswoman who had sold me a pair of earrings ten minutes earlier. “I actually came here to buy something to wear to my nephew’s bar […]

One thing great about getting older: You realize that clothes don’t matter. The cut, the style, the trendiness of whatever you’ve got on, BLAH! Those things don’t influence what you telegraph. ALL of them are subservient to…to what? Can you […]