Category Archives: Family

Ghosts of Christmas Past

I recently shared the following video on my facebook page.   Yes, it’s funny.  Their accents are endearing, and the story she tells is amusing (if not completely believable).  But for me, it was more than just funny.  It invoked … Continue reading

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Elections and lunches.

Elections and lunches?  What do they have in common? Yesterday was a sobering day in our country.  Many of us woke up to news that shocked and dismayed us.  Emotions swayed from disbelief to fear to sadness.  My daughter asked … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation, part V

Okay, last one.  I promise.  Thank you if you stuck with me throughout the journey.  Before we officially close the books on summer vacation 2016, I just want to add a few personal comments: First, I thank God for perhaps … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation, part IV

The Cloisters The Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art located within Fort Tryon Park on the northern tip of Manhattan, is a beautiful collection of medieval art and architecture.  The core of the collection was put together … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation, part III

Philadelphia. Oops.  Someone who spent hours and hours planning this trip neglected to look up when and where the Democrats were having their national convention.  Oy vey!  Turns out, I had scheduled our one-day visit to Philadelphia for the same … Continue reading

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