Santa Baby and My Mother

When your mother sings Santa Baby, the man himself delivers your gifts.   The song, Santa Baby was written by Phil Springer, Joan Javits and Tony Springer for my mother, Eartha Kitt. It was originally recorded by her, with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City, in July 1953. The song was a huge hit, and […]

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Eartha’s daughter, Kitt, finds a souvenir in Vienna

I was counting the painted floor tiles, purposefully placing each foot heel to toe, creating a soothing rhythm as I walked. I loved the way my newly straightened feet filled the fancy new footwear, every toe snuggled into a space of it’s own. Since being freed from my corrective shoes, I looked for every opportunity […]

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