Vocal critic

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Note to woman on other side of my writing/coffee place. If every head in the place turns towards you whenever you utter a word, you are probably uttering way too loudly.*

*But if you have to speak way too loudly, could you at least say something worth hearing?**

**Sorry. Grouchy

Great idea from fellow blogger

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There are thousands of good blogs out there and think of all of that we are missing just because they are not visible to us. That’s why I want to encourage you to share your blog with me so that I can read and hopefully many of my other readers as well.

Today’s namedrop

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Once I had coffee at the Hotel Edison with the late Louis Guss (Uncle Raymond in Moonstruck). It was sort of accidental: he was waiting for 3 friends for his weekly “Old Actors” lunch and he asked if he could join me. When I mentioned I was from DC, he asked if I could recommend a synagogue for his son, who’d just moved there. Yes, Uncle Raymond was Jewish.*

*But then again, who isn’t?