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STUDYING ABOUT RACE & RACISM

Posted on May 24, 2018, in My Blog, with 0 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 22 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 22 Comments

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THE NEW YEAR AND BEING 80

Posted on December 31, 2017, in My Blog, with 177 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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BITS AND PIECES

Posted on July 21, 2017, in My Blog, with 40 Comments

We wrapped 4th season of “Grace & Frankie” this week. I feel orphaned, especially from Lily. I miss her already but I have some dates reserved in the months ahead when we will be doing activism again together . . . in Michigan.


Everyone was so happy that our show received 4 EMMY nominations! Here we are, four …

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WHY I’VE BEEN ABSENTEE AND OTHER RANDOM THOUGHTS

Posted on June 20, 2017, in My Blog, with 62 Comments

I started to write a blog about my grandson’s beautiful high school graduation from The Putney School in Vermont; another about seeing “The Doll’s House II” with journalist Laura Flanders (it was fantastic); several blogs about the 4th season of “Grace & Frankie” and about the new movie I will start in August, “The Book Club” …

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