Come in From the Rain

1975 the great singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester debuted Come in from the Rain, a song she wrote with Carole Bayer Sager, which was later converted by many artists. The idea of coming from the rain may seem pretty simple and obvious to someone who is standing in the rain, right? However, at times I am my … Continue reading Come in From the Rain

Impress Me

Sexy doesn’t impress me, smart impresses me, strength of character impresses me. But most of all, I am impressed by kindness, Kindness I think, comes from learning hard lessons well, from falling and picking yourself up. It comes from surviving failure and loss. It implies an understanding of human condition, forgives its many flaws and … Continue reading Impress Me

The Long-shot

During the Kentucky Derby in 1913, a horse named Donerail began the race at odds of 91.45 to 1 – and won! Donerail paid $184.90 to win on a $2 bet, which is still the highest paying winner ever in the history  of this illustrious race.  Anyone who put their money on this horse enjoyed … Continue reading The Long-shot