Lisa Scottoline

Novelist Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella write a column, Chick Wit, for The Sunday Inquirer's Arts & Entertainment section.

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Providing a cushion

When I look at them, I remember what I was thinking when I was stitching, what was happening in my life, and even what was the country was going through.

Cookie rookie

You can say whatever you want, and I’ll love you anyway. Don’t get all Red State and Blue State. We’re all united in saturated fats.

Hail to the dogs

Plus when I pick them up, I can’t help but kiss them and sing them their theme songs .Wait, what? Doesn’t your dog have a theme song?

I’ve taken up gambling -- the gardening kind | Lisa Scottoline

I’m playing fig blackjack. I’m the player, and the tree is the dealer. Should I stay or hit? And if I hit, will I go bust?

The brave little pot | Lisa Scottoline

I kept using it, even though every meal smelled like smoke and I cut my finger on the metal edge. Plus, every time I poured out a pot of boiling spaghetti, holding only one handle, the pot would slip

The Age of Agita | Lisa Scottoline

My agita just turned into jet fuel. I want to vote harder than ever. As soon as I can. And absolutely effectively.

Yummy | Lisa Scottoline

If it makes you happy to fly around in an airplane, I say, good on you.

You can’t keep a good woman down | Lisa Scottoline

Never mind that the newspaper headline called the 62-year-old snake “ancient.” Hissssssssss. Sixty-two is not ancient. It’s barely a good start.

Let’s hear it for the heroes | Lisa Scottoline

But I’m very aware that not all endings are happy.

I don’t know if I’m a jewelry person or Strega Nona | Lisa Scottoline

After giving up jewelry during coronavirus, it seems I'm returning -- with talismans, charms, and amulets.