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GLENDALE: A Sample Story from WINNETKA

It was the late Sixties–definitely time to get acquainted with sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. My boyfriend Steve offered introductions to those things, and I accepted, but cautiously, one step at a time…Hear all about it in this excerpt from Episode 8 of my new podcast, WINNETKA… . Full episodes of …

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From my new podcast, WINNETKA: Housewife Tips

We kids always thought our mother was the perfect model of a Fifties housewife. But in this sample story from Episode 6 of my new podcast, WINNETKA, Mom reveals that she was actually subversive… Full episodes of WINNETKA launch Feb. 4, but please subscribe to hear sample stories and trailers now, at …

DuckAndCover

From WINNETKA: Duck And Cover

Hi all, I’ll be launching my new podcast, WINNETKA, on Feb. 4, 2019 but meanwhile listen to this sample story from the Episode 6. It tells about a time in 1962, when it was widely thought that, in the event of nuclear holocaust, a child’s life could be saved if they crouched …

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WINNETKA – My New Podcast!

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last newsletter…That’s because I’ve been working on a BIG project… My new podcast, WINNETKA, is a childhood memoir in ten episodes. It’s produced and narrated by me, and features the voices of its characters, who are my five siblings and my mother. While you (anxiously) …

From the Crabby Cook

Julie’s Chocolate Roll

My sister-in-law Julie is an incredible cook. Her mother, Bette, taught her to make this chocolate roll. Bette used to make six of these every holiday…

Gimme A Bar

I was wishing I had one of these at four o’clock Friday when I almost bought those black Repetto shoes to wear to a memorial service but instead lef…