Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Then Came You” Book Review

I always enjoy Jennifer Weiner’s novels, but “Then Came You” breaks the mold.  It is really educational, interesting, and entertaining. Weiner tells the story of one egg donation, and follows the women involved: The young, beautiful, brilliant egg donor with … Continue reading

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Living Like a Pilgrim

For the past few days we have been living like pilgrims, or Indians, or something a long time ago.  We have woken at dawn and fallen asleep as the sun went down.  We had no power for fifty-two hours.  It … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Forest

Here we sit, in the middle of a tree forest.  Nothing has fallen down yet.  We are feeling hopeful.  Our poor flowers have given up.  Yesterday they were in full bloom.  Our dog Grandpa doesn’t want to get out of … Continue reading

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Waiting for Irene…

Here we sit, waiting for Irene.  The preparation and anticipation is excruciating, especially when your boyfriend is Jewish.  Oy! He is so worried about what he is going to eat when we lose power.  I have peanut butter for him. … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Storm

It is gorgeous outside right now.  82 degrees.  The sky is blue, cloudless. We are about to have a major hurricane.  We are sitting in the calm before the storm.  We could be at the beach, basking in sunshine.  But … Continue reading

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The Talkhouse Was On Fire Last Night

Gary Clark Jr. rocked out at The Talkhouse last night.  The show was totally sold out, and  there was a serious East End celebrity crowd in attendance.  This guy can really play the guitar and sing.  He is only twenty-seven years … Continue reading

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The Big Apple Resigns

It was a sad day yesterday when Steve Jobs resigned from his position as the CEO of Apple.  Jobs had said that he would resign when he was no longer healthy enough to hold the reins.  His cancer has obviously … Continue reading

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