Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Few Words on “The Bachelorette”

As you may have noticed, I have refrained from voicing my opinions about Emily Maynard’s final choice on “The Bachelorette”… until now.  Arie.  I loved Arie from the minute I saw him.  It worried me that he was a race … Continue reading

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I Could Have Been in the Olympics

When I was a young girl I was shipped off to Maine every summer for the eight week school break, along with all of the other children in our Long Island town. Summer was a time for our parents to … Continue reading

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My New Friend

It’s amazing how many friends I have made at our neighborhood watering hole. After living across the street from it for many years and never once walking inside, I finally started visiting it with my husband over the past couple … Continue reading

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Only in My Dreams

Only in my dreams do I get to spend time with my grandfather Ikey, my grandmother Nana and my mother. They have all passed away, hopefully to a better place, and I miss them terribly all the time. My grandmother … Continue reading

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James Holmes and Other Killers

I was in Europe when I heard about the Colorado shootings.  What a way to come back to reality quickly.  After all, I’m the mother of a sixteen year old son and an eighteen year old daughter.  What can a … Continue reading

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How to Cure the Blues

On Saturday we drove up to Greenwich, CT to meet my friend Lizzie for lunch.  Lizzie and I have been dear friends since college, and that was a long time ago! We typically get together about twice a year, and … Continue reading

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Crying Men on “The Bachelorette”

Maybe I’m being sexist, but I really don’t like it when the men cry on “The Bachelorette”. I mean, after all, they hardly know Emily Maynard, but they have been crying since the very beginning of the show when they … Continue reading

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