Born in Pelham Manor, New York. Graduated from Endicott College. Married to Edward (retired television writer) with two daughters and two grandchildren. First job at Cosmopolitian magazine. Other freelance articles. Lived in Manhattan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, London, and moved to California in 1971. Bought a home in Studio City in 1979. Owned and operated a boutique on Ventura Blvd. near Studio City Theater (Bookstar). Now retired but still an opinionated old bag known as Den Mom by my contemporaries. I am a frequent contributor to Best of the Web on the Wall Street Journal.