Merlot Night, remembering a friend

This is a picture of my friend Bev. Here are three things about her. One: Bev smoked a lot. Virginia Slims. They are what killed her. Two: Bev loved to wear dresses and high heels. Sometimes even in blizzards. And, three: Bev drank Merlot. This last detail is notable not because she drank in excess but … Continue reading Merlot Night, remembering a friend

I can’t see everything, but I can see more

A few weeks ago I posted on Facebook that I had so many shows to see in the next few months that I was going to need to make a Gantt chart to figure out how to see as many as possible. A friend (the lovely and talented Theo Allyn who will be appearing in … Continue reading I can’t see everything, but I can see more

List 23: Memories from 20 Christmas parties

On Saturday, I threw my 20th consecutive Christmas party. (As I've stated before, I am an introvert who loves to host parties.) Below are 40 facts and memories from 20 instances of what has often been called the "Kimmy Z Christmas Party." My mother started throwing Christmas parties with lots of food in 1970. She … Continue reading List 23: Memories from 20 Christmas parties