Guideposts magazine February 1951 front cover

Happy 130th Birthday Louis B. Mayer

"A simple rule, but to me it has been a pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night." Louis B. Mayer in His Own Words Many of you won't be surprised to learn that just in time for my great-uncle's 130th birthday, he reached out to ensure his own words could be heard, … Continue reading Happy 130th Birthday Louis B. Mayer

Me, the ghost of the future past

Knowing what I know about my family, the good and the bad – thanks to the books, old newspaper articles, the fragments of overheard conversations or stories told to me – I still ache to be in that photo. Oh, how I love this photo and wish for all the tea in China that I … Continue reading Me, the ghost of the future past