View Sara Gootblatt's profile

Theater Glory Gone Wrong by (4 Stories)

/ Stories

Written in response to Channel 56
I loved live theater (and still do!).  I saw my first Broadway show at the age of 5 and was smitten.  I imagined that someday I would sing, dance and act my way to stardom.  
Read More

Television Came Late in my Early Life by (4 Stories)

/ Stories

 I don’t remember being jealous, but  I went  into  “mooching mode” by  watching other peoples’ televisions.
Read More

Retirement Travel by (4 Stories)

Prompted By Retirement

/ Stories

...when we planned a trip to Southeast Asia after our double retirement from teaching, I took along  “The Lonely Planet”,  a guidebook for budget travelers and backpackers....wanting to relive our youthful adventures
Read More

Sports Widow by (4 Stories)

Prompted By Super Bowl

/ Stories

Sunday night, I could not figure out  a problem with my computer, so  I went into the den and asked my husband Lenny,  who was watching the Super Bowl, for a solution.   I started to carefully explain the situation , when  suddenly I realized that I was rambling on and conversing with myself.  “Can’t this wait until half-time?” Lenny asks.  I paused and mused……I was having a sports widow moment.
Read More