Yin and Yang

Photo by Janet Donovanh
Thom Racina and Myra MacPherson
Thom Racina and Myra MacPherson

Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac, and those born under this sign will be quick to tell you all about it. That’s because they love to talk! It’s not just idle chatter with these folks, either. The driving force behind a Gemini’s conversation is their mind. The Gemini-born are intellectually inclined, forever probing people and places in search of information.”  Astrology.com

An eclectic mix of 70 that included journalists, authors (including two Pulitzer Prize winners), playwrights, artists, architects, professional singers, lawyers, an art gallery owner, a renowned artistic-photographer, a former Ambassador, a current State Dept official — well, guests from all walks of life — showed up for the joint Gemini birthday party for best-selling authors Myra MacPherson and Thom Racina at MacPherson’s home.

 

Racina is an American award winning television writer and novelist whose TV credits include General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless and One Life to Live.  His novels include The Great Los Angeles Blizzard, Nine to Five, Snow Angel and The Madman’s Diary.  MacPherson is an award winning  journalist and author whose books include The Scarlet Sisters, All Governments Lie and most importantly Long Time Passing: Vietnam and The Haunted Generation.

Myra was hired by Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee for the  it’s “revolutionary Style section which changed journalism on a nation-wide scale with its daily magazine approach to politics and art where her in-depth profiles included the Watergate criminals.”