I Can Relate!


I’m what old English novels refer to as “a woman of a certain age.” I live alone in a neighborhood where most of the houses are summer weekend cottages, so I get plenty of quiet time (when I’m not at my very busy day job). This is great for Continue Reading

High brow? Nah.


By Dame Toni I try not to be a snob. I have no reason to be one. I come from a family that had at least as many blue collar workers and tradesman as white collar professionals. I didn't go to a distinguished university. I drive a car older Continue Reading

Hopelessly Un-Hip


By Dame Toni What is hip? Tell me, tell me if you think you know. What is hip? If you’re really hip, the passing years will show. You’re into a hip trip, maybe hipper than hip. But, what is hip? From Tower of Power’s What is Hip, 1973 Continue Reading