Answers to Burning Questions

Purloining a little Monday Q&A from Kathy B at Compassionknit in Wisconsin.

* Have you seen someone you know personally on television?

Starting my career in media relations and PR, I got to know many of the anchors and reporters at the various stations in Tampa. In addition, I brought many spokespeople in for news segments. In fact, one time we did a segment on the local CBS affiliate’s very early morning show about a Kids and Yoga Class being offered at the wellness center and my son, The Prophet, was one of the kids. helping to demonstrate different moves. I also met quite a number of celebrities over the years, Tim McGraw, Larry King, Anita Diamant, Anna Quindlen, Dr. Oz, (forgot all about Dr. Oz until I just watched Jeopardy and he was guest announcing a category) to name a few. But I actually met Hulk Hogan at a Ballys Gym in Clearwater when I first moved to Florida. And he is truly larger than life. Continue reading “Answers to Burning Questions”

Smell the Cherry Blossoms with Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a geishaBook Title: Memoirs of a Geisha

Author: Arthur Golden

Genres:  Literary Fiction, Adult Fiction

Pub Date: 1/10/99 Vintage


A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel presents with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha.

In “Memoirs of a Geisha,” we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl’s virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction – at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful – and completely unforgettable. Continue reading “Smell the Cherry Blossoms with Memoirs of a Geisha”