Blizzard Boondoggle

centennially by | Jan 30, 2015 | blizzards, Bumble Bee, Cottonelle, eggs, Florida, Food Emporium, Governor Cuomo, Juno, Mayor DeBlasio, meteorologists, New York City, Perrier, Poland Spring, snow storms, super market, The New York Post

      History was made this week—but NOT the way meteorologists expected.  Record snowfalls were predicted in a seemingly endless (and tedious) loop on every news station all weekend.  In anticipation of an overnight snowfall of two to three feet, Governor Cuomo and...

Acceptance

buy priligy in the uk by | Jan 23, 2015 | "Keep the Change, acceptance, Asperger's Syndrome, autism, b'nai mitzvah, college graduation, disabilities, Judaism, Kaleidoscope, twins, writer's block

     In spite of severe writer’s block, this week I was (finally!) inspired to write about “acceptance”—a deceptively bland word with multiple meanings, often accompanied by a broad range of emotions.  Dictionary.com offered three definitions: “the act of taking or...

Weathering Winter

by | Jan 16, 2015 | autism, basketball, Colorado, empty nest, Florida, football, Giants, hibernating, holidays, Idaho, January sales, Knicks, ski resorts, sledding, snowbirds, twins, Utah, winter

       Now that the holidays are behind us—and the January sales are upon us—how do we cope with all these frigid, dark days?  It’s not like spring is around the corner; we still have to slog through February and March (possibly the cruelest months).  Yes, I know...

Inaugural Visits

      No, we didn’t drop in on DeBlasio or Obama this past weekend.  More exciting—to us anyway—was our inaugural visit to our son’s new home in Brooklyn. Despite the relentless rain this past Saturday, Henry and I made our first pilgrimage to Crown Heights to visit...

Hatching the Next Generation

Hatching the Next Generation               Instead of looking back at 2014, I thought it would be more fun to look forward.  What happens to new empty nesters down the road after their offspring have flown the coop?  Some parents may preserve a grown up child’s room...

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