Archive for July 2012

I'll Bet Brad Pitt Would Pay For Our Health Insurance...If Only He Knew We Needed Help

My husband, Martin, is an actor, a voiceover performer, a dialect coach and a proud union member.   He is a member of the now merged Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, known as SAG/AFTRA.  All the movie stars are members of the same union.  I was going to ask Tom... Read more »

I Used to Have Super Powers

My husband used to call me “Rainman” because I could remember numbers;  phone numbers, birthdays, addresses, sequences of numbers.  I could look at a phone number once and remember it for years afterwards.  I didn’t need to remember it and I didn’t make any conscious effort to remember;  it just stayed in my head and... Read more »

Strangest. Birthday. Ever.

Yesterday was my 58th birthday.  I don’t know how I got to be this old.  It just sort of happened.  One day you are 24 and then all of a sudden you are 58.  It’s weird to be pushing 60.  I don’t feel 58.  I don’t look 58 and besides, I have an 11 year old son. ... Read more »