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HEADING TO MILWAUKEE

Posted on August 29, 2018, in My Blog, with 18 Comments

I know there are many of you in the Milwaukee area who read my blog, so I want to make sure you know about this with enough time to make your plans. On November 3rd I will be at the Riverside theater in Milwaukee for a career retrospective presented by Mills Entertainment. This will be a live moderated conversation featuring …

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CATCHING UP

Posted on August 24, 2018, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

I know, I know, it’s been waaaaay to long since I wrote here. I am so grateful to my social media community for not getting too upset with me. I’m hoping I can just jump back in like one does with old friends.

I want to give you a thumbnail update on all that I’ve been doing and thinking. As …

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STUDYING ABOUT RACE & RACISM

Posted on May 24, 2018, in My Blog, with 56 Comments

A few weeks ago, the United State of Women’s Conference was held here in Los Angeles and I spoke to the 6,000 women together with Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter. This is how I started my speech:

“When Trump was elected and the toxic bedrock of White Supremacy in this country was exposed, I realized something new. …

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A QUICK CATCH UP

Posted on May 21, 2018, in My Blog, with 43 Comments

So much catching up to do! I haven’t blogged in so long. There simply isn’t enough time. I guess this is true for most of us. Anyway, we’re on episode 10 of season 5 of “Grace & Frankie.” So 4 more episodes to go. Time seems to have flown by. We all feel that way, it’s not just …

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Book Club – In Theaters May 18, 2018

Posted on April 30, 2018, in Film, Television & Theater, with 25 Comments

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THE NEW YEAR AND BEING 80

Posted on December 31, 2017, in My Blog, with 183 Comments

Me with grandkids on my birthday

(I’m not old, I’m perennial)

It’s the last day of 2017 and I’ve been 80 for 10 days. Here’s what’s bad about being 80:
I can’t run
I can’t ski
It’s hard handwriting thank-you letters which is the polite way to do it
(osteoarthritis is responsible for all the above)

Here’s what’s good about …

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GIVING THANKS

Posted on November 27, 2017, in My Blog, with 29 Comments

Hi all my wonderful friends. I am so sorry that I haven’t posted a blog in forever and hardly even tweeted. I hope you are all well and that wherever you are, you had a Happy Thanksgiving. I did, for sure. Here’s what I said at the dining table as we went around, each saying what we are grateful for: …

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ONE FAIR WAGE IN MICHIGAN

Posted on September 19, 2017, in My Blog, with 66 Comments

Before this Sundays Emmys, Lily and I spent the week in Michigan with activists working to advance the One Fair Wage Campaign. I hope you will take the time to learn more about our efforts by visiting the website www.onefairwage.com

Here are articles and video from a great week:

FOX 2 DETROIT:
http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/fox-2s-one-on-one-with-jane-fonda-lily-tomlin-on-minimum-wage

FOX 2’s one-on-one with Jane Fonda,

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VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

Posted on September 11, 2017, in My Blog, with 11 Comments

I traveled to this years Venice Film festival, where Bob Redford and I were being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. We also had the premiere screening of our new Netflix Film “Our Souls At Night”. I decided to pad some extra days onto the trip to spend some additional time in Venice, and visit Florence.


I arrived …

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