Helene Cohen Bludman left a career in marketing and communications to pursue her lifelong dream of writing. As she navigates the sometimes turbulent waters of midlife with or without a paddle, she writes about parenting adult children, books, modern culture and travel. With three grown children out of the house, she and her husband dote on their dog, Duncan, and cat, Lexie.
Imagine a house at the end of an unobtrusive street, a house that is visible only to those who need it. A house that breathes and laughs, on whose walls hang shelves of thousands of books and ... Read more
I’ve discovered my new best friend. Not that she is aware of my affection. But I’ll state it right here and now: Cindy Chupack, I want to be your BFF. It took just a few pages into her new ... Read more
Before you settle in for the delightful “Life by the Cup,” by Zhena Muzyka, pour yourself a cup of your favorite tea and savor each sip along with this touching, motivational memoir of a richly ... Read more
Appliances don’t last forever, but when my Maytag washing machine shuddered through her final spin cycle today, I couldn’t believe the end had come. She hadn’t been ailing, so her demise was ... Read more