Today is the day I celebrate my mother’s birthday. There’s a green light glowing in her brass candle holder. It’s … More CELEBRATING MOM’S BIRTHDAY
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John Cullum asks wife Emily about the latest batch of videos they’re going to shoot. . He’s surprised, quite taken … More (VIDEO) HURRAY FOR JELLY BEANS
EM NEEDS A VACATION Need new ideas. Will miss blogging and friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter, and be … More EMILY FRANKEL IS ON VACATION
Back in the days when John Cullum, my husband, was job hunting and I was taking over as artistic director … More BIKING DAYS REVISITED
A well-known, No.1 British researcher, backed by the rich guy who founded PayPal, says that someone alive today will live … More BIOHACKING YOURSELF…
At one-hundred-and-four, Ida Keeling, is a very busy lady. She grew up “Happily,” she says, as one of eight children … More SALUTING IDA KEELING.
“Thank heaven for Charo,” said the New York Times, with an article and this photo. Out of the blue, the … More THANK HEAVEN FOR CHARO
Nancy Pelosi is second in the presidential line of succession, immediately after the vice president. Nancy Pelosi has been involved … More PELOSI FOR PRESIDENT
I love this photo of my husband, John Cullum, in costume, on the set for the film “1776.” This blog … More CELEBRATING JOHN CULLUM
Jeffrey Kluger, invariably an interestingly creative reporter for Time Magazine, in a recent issue describes how a woman, pregnant 14 years ago, … More THE VACCINE WAR
John delights in revisiting age 26, and bragging a little, explains why it was his favorite age. Emily gets John … More (VIDEO) JOHN CULLUM TURNS BACK THE CLOCK
Take a look. Messier 87 is a supermassive black hole. You could have observed it, if you used a small telescope … More BLACK HOLES ARE HAUNTING ME
John Cullum is asked, by his wife Emily, “What role, in what Broadway musical, would you love to play.” Without … More CULLUM’S FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOW
At 54, Keanu Reeves wonders if at any point he will feel secure enough to take his foot off the … More WHERE OH WHERE IS KEANU REEVES HEADING?
Buffett, who is 88-years-old, says, “Why do I get up every day and jump out of bed? It’s because I … More WHY WARREN BUFFETT WON’T RETIRE
Get to know Lizzo. She’s thirty-one years old, five-foot-ten. While performing songs she’s written about love–rapping, belting operatic high notes, … More WOW, LIZZO!
Meet Peter Tabichi, a Kenyan educator, winner of the 2019 Global Teacher prize, as the “World’s Best Teacher. It’s an … More MEET THE WORLD’S BEST TEACHER.
After more than two dozen horses in just three months. died at the Santa Anita track in Southern California, the … More WHY ARE RACE HORSES DYING
The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Week Magazine are talking about Nuclear power. They are quoting scientists who … More CAN NUCLEAR POWER HELP CLIMATE CHANGE…
I remember, maybe you remember seeing Michael J. Fox when he was an exceptionally good-looking, successful actor in TV series … More A VERY SPECIAL HERO, ACTOR MICHAEL J. FOX.
On a huge green lawn in Montgomery, Alabama, sits the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, for people who were … More ASTOUNDING PLACE TO VISIT
Tiny, teeny flies (gnats) were everywhere in our kitchen even even though our exterminator used a bug bomb. Finding ourselves … More Yii—GNATS,GNATS !!!!
HBO’s documentary “Leaving Neverland” is four-hours in which two grownups recount in horrific, methodical detail how they were befriended, at … More MICHAEL JACKSON–THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC
John Cullum recalls people who’ve been intensely in his life, who deeply affected him. Naming a few well-known creators, … More DISAPPEARING VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE
CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, is being hailed as a miracle drug, a compound in marijuana.(pronounce emphasizing DI) When ingested, affects “cannabinoid” … More THE CBD MANIA–WANT TO TRY IT?