Let’s Make This Happen!

Georgia Senate runoff candidates Raphael Warnock (D) vs. Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) and Sen. David Perdue (R) vs. Jon Ossoff (D). (Thank you Bloomberg News and Washington Post for this copy).

“The state of play on the two Georgia runoffs that will decide which party controls the U.S. Senate is: It’s close.

Both sides know that whoever wins will have done so because they motivated more of their voters to turn out. Georgia may have just voted for a Democrat for president for the first time in decades, but Republicans running for Senate got more votes than the Democrats. (Let’s turn this around).”


My Emily In Paris smartphone case arrived this morning. I am tickled pink. Here I go prancing around. I’m wearing a beret.



Start your own clock by clicking here. https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/to?csz=1&iso=20210120T00&msg=Time+left+until+Trump+leaves+office&p0=263



A Unique Gift Idea

The Home Shopping Network Features the Kodak’s 360 Degree Camera for the holidays. Steve Greenberg of the Today Show and Game Show, “What The Heck Is That!?,” was picked to showcase this innovative product.


Give Miami Day. If you want contribute let me know




For some reason I will remember this film forever. A good life lesson. Sophia Loren Makes Her Return to Film: ‘I’m a Perfectionist



I love the way some folks think Giuliani was an actor in “Borat.” We got to see the real him. Trump picks Giuliani to keep him in the White House. I wouldn’t let him water my plants.

Meet Maria Bakalova, the Breakout Star of the ‘Borat’ Sequel



Find The Panda

You Can Learn A Lot From A Mouse

See TV personality Steve Greenberg and Editorial Consultant Lois Whitman-Hess of zoom podcast, “Lying on the Beach,” interview David Chesky, an American pianist, composer, producer , arranger, and co-founder of the independent, audiophile label Chesky Records. He is also co-founder and CEO of HDtracks, an online music store that sells high-resolution digital music.

David Chesky has won Independent Music Awards and received Grammy Award nominations. He has written jazz tunes, orchestral and chamber music, opera, ballet, and a rap symphony.

We are talking to David today because he composed an opera for children that teaches about the absurdity of war and acceptance of cultural diversity while exposing them to classical music. It’s called “The Mice War.” David also turned the opera into an animated movie and a soon to be produced children’s book.

“The Mice War” is about industrious Blue Mice that live in the North and the passive Red Mice that live on an Island way in the south.

The Blue Mice need to make more money so they decide they need to have a war.

The reason for the war?

The Blue Mice eat blue cheese and the Red Mice eat yellow cheese.

What would happen if the Red Mice came and made the Blue Mice eat yellow Cheese?

Let’s find out.

Welcome David.

The Skinny On Skin

Many of us are experiencing skin ailments during Covid-19 that have nothing to do with the virus. Yet, they are very disturbing. Dr. Steve Mandy, an internationally known dermatologist, says that many skin irritations come from stress and/or staying at home. You can hear more about his recommendations in the video below. I also included a Web MD picture essay on skin conditions. Bottom line, it’s safe to see a skin doctor during the pandemic. Don’t let skin conditions get worse during these crazy times. Take care of them early on.

You Will Live On Forever

Get ready! You can meetup with the dead again, or beam yourself up to travel to far away lands without leaving your house. We can laugh all we want now, but Digital Trends tells us why this may all become a reality.



We Didn’t Want To Be A Hologram So We Drove Up To Palm Beach To See Friends

We visited the Grande Dame of Palm Beach, Sunny Sessa, today. Music Director Ron Abel from NYC and Singer Nicole Henry from Miami, were house guests so it was a great reunion. Below are some videos of our road trip when we arrived in Palm Beach.


Oh, So That’s The way It’s Done.


Sunday Favorites

Differences Between Left- and Right-Handedness




I hope you and Eliot have flotation gear. I know, not funny. You’re on a high floor. Please stay safe in the storm season.

Someone — a woman — posted on FB a meme wondering what 45 was doing right now. There were hundreds of comments, snide and funny, but mine I think summed up what a lot of people were thinking:

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”



Rising tides, Eta tropical storm, Miami Beach, Fl, 11/8/20 1:30pm, Going under lifeguard stations across from Nikki Beach Club, Photo by Eliot Hess


Pray that he makes it back. Winds 28 mph from the northeast. Increasing over night. Miami Beach, FL. Photo by Eliot Hess


Donald Trump Loses the 2020 Presidential Election: Why It’s Fun To See – Variety

Donald Trump has no choice: He’s got to get up in the morning, look in the mirror, and say to himself, “I’m a loser.”


Today’ Show Goes On, With a Homebound Savannah Guthrie



Guide to Visiting Everglades National Park