Car Shopping: Part 783

You may recall that Jane recently requested an SUV or a crossover for her first vehicle. I’m open to this. What I never mentioned is that my mom has been making noises about buying herself a new car. She has a 2006 Lexus RS400h that lives in a garage, visits only the Lexus dealer and has less than 40,000 miles on it. As much as I love some of the new vehicles out there I want that car. Did I mention that it’s fully loaded? Mom had a checkup recently …

My Mom Was Born Without Gaydar

As a New York City teenager in the 50’s my mother spent her time in the Village smoking¬†Gauloises and otherwise being fabulous with her girlfriends. I know about some of her favorite haunts because she brought me to them endlessly and repeatedly since before I could even remember. There was Chumleys, DiRoberti’s, El Faro and then there were the Chinese restaurants everything South of Houston (Yona Schimmel’s, Katz’ and Russ and Daughters). There was a midtown and an uptown to Manhattan but they were never as interesting to us as …

My Mom is Packing

My Mom is back with her camera and her humor. Get ready for a series from her because she’s packing for a trip. Getting ready for a two week trip to Europe. What else do I need?