Do I know him face to face, person to person? No. I’ve gotten to know Robert Redford through my husband, … More ROBERT REDFORD
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Best Inventions 2018 (click, see ’em all)….Here’s what interested me. ON DEMAND EYES FOR THE BLINDSubscription service, $99 per … More BEST INVENTIONS 2018
November 1, online mail-order pharmacy “Hims” launched “Hers.” Entrepreneur Cindy Eckert, founder of “The Pink Ceiling.com” which invests in products … More PINK PILL FOR GALS
“Dear Emily, I am from a large Southern family of which my mother was the matriarch, and every Thanksgiving was … More JOHN CULLUM’S MESSAGE TO EM
Yii, our Sears Kenmore dishwasher, washing machine, vacuum–the fix-it booklets, where to phone for help and new parts, are now … More OBIT FOR SEARS
When is the last time you looked up at the stars in the sky? Checking the stars, finding the Big … More “STAR BRIGHT, STAR LIGHT…”
Jamie Lee Curtis inspires me. There’s lots of talk about her in the new version of “Halloween.” I dug into … More HEY JAMIE LEE CURTIS
As a poor sleeper, having gone off caffeine, tried over-the-counter remedies and doctors’ prescriptions, melatonin, homeopathic remedies, warm milk, liquor, and … More NEED A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP?
Describing small, “eek” sort of fears, Emily wonders why things like bugs that scare her, don’t seem to bother John … More (VIDEO) FEARS
Suddenly, out of the blue, she was all over the news. Maybe not where you live, but I’m remembering what … More CYNTHIA NIXON
Sometimes on the highway there’s a warning. Sometimes you just keep going. You put on your survival hat and travel … More ON THAT WINDING ROAD AGAIN
John Cullum’s fascinated as wife Emily Frankel describes some of her silly, daily rituals. Claiming he’s NOT “a routine sort … More (VIDEO) SILLY IMPORTANT DAILY ROUTINES
I remember his inauguration day. He shunned pomp of the presidency, even carried his own suitcase onto Air Force One, … More HURRAY EX-PRESIDENT CARTER
Emily Frankel’s question, “What do you wish for” (usually a fun topic) becomes an SERIOUS topic. What John says gets … More (VIDEO) WHAT DOES JOHN CULLUM WISH FOR?
Practical thoughts. It’s time to do your own annual checkup. You need to keep track of what’s on this list. Your … More EM ADVICE–BE YOUR OWN DOC
“BlacKkKlansmen” is the title of Spike Lee’s latest film. It was released August 10th, on the anniversary of the 2017 … More SPIKE LEE IS SHOUTING “WAKE UP”
Today’s date, my brother’s birthday, is burned in my mind. My brother, David Frankel, was the only male child in … More CELEBRATING MY BROTHER
Ah, the sweet smell of newly mowed grass … it always gets to me…It brings back memories of our lawn … More MOWING THE LAWN
John Cullum and wife Emily Frankel recall heading down the road spur of the moment, in their ancient second-hand Plymouth, … More (VIDEO) SAY THE WORD ‘SUMMER” & WHAT COMES TO MIND
If there was a nuclear bomb alert, would you know what to do? Two passionate, uninhibitedly vociferous members of the … More IF THERE WAS A NUCLEAR ATTACK….
What would you like to be able to DO again? Do better and handle differently? Remembering specific things, both John … More (VIDEO) SMALL REGRETS…
I bumped into them a few months ago on a night I was restless, looking for a film or a … More WHY DO I LOVE THESE GUYS?
Our huge response to the wedding of Harry and Mehgan, the “Younger Generation of the Royals” got my attention, but … More WHEN ‘MRS. ROBINSON’ DIES…
I love this photo of my husband, John Cullum, in costume, on the set for the movie “1776.” The candle … More WHEN JOHN CULLUM SINGS…
I am anti-cellphones. I’ve written about them yearly since 2010 when Media said they had the same level of frequency … More SAY “HI” TO YOUR NOT-SMART OLD PHONE