Halloween Includes Everyone

Halloween Includes Everyone

http://koolkoncepts.com//plus/erraddsave.php?dopost=saveedit by | Oct 30, 2015 | autism, candy, Christmas, costumes, disabilities, evites, ghosts, Grim Reaper, Halloween, Julia, Muppets, New Year's Eve, Raggedy Anne, Sesame Street, Thanksgiving

    “I thought Halloween was just for children,” my 88 year old mother remarked in a tone of disbelief (and some disdain) when I said I was going to a Halloween party. (Clearly, my mom is not a fan of the marvelously entertaining Halloween Parade in the Big...
Is ‘Yes’ a Pipe Dream?

Is ‘Yes’ a Pipe Dream?

dactylically by | Oct 23, 2015 | adolescents, Boardwalk Empire, crime, Democrats, gangsters, Governor Cuomo, Koch brothers, legalizing pot, marijuana, minorities, New York, Obama, politicians, prisons, Republicans, social programs, taxes, youth

     Is there any way on earth to end government gridlock?  Will it ever be possible for the “No!” party (See “The ‘No!’ Party,” 10/16/15) to plod forward and grapple with the yes-word instead?  Call me crazy, but I wanted to offer a couple of positive suggestions...
The ‘No!’ Party

The ‘No!’ Party

by | Oct 16, 2015 | Bloomberg, climate control, Congress, Donald Trump, gun control, health care, John Boehner, John McCain, NY Magazine, Paul Ryan, Planned Parenthood, Republicans, social security, Speaker, tantrums, taxes, Tea Party

   If I had to pick one word to describe the Republican Party today, I’d choose “no!” And, yes, the exclamation point IS necessary.  Perhaps it sounds insulting to compare Republican politicians to a bunch of “terrible” two year olds who prefer to say “no!” if they...
Peace – Just For a Change

Peace – Just For a Change

   Tired of the tedious, depressing headlines in the news? Every day I read about more human misery: the war in Syria…human traffickers preying on migrants desperate to escape endless violence… the entire country of Greece drowning in debt, and all the individuals...
Movie Madness and Bonding

Movie Madness and Bonding

      After writing about my twins’ experiences making movies—Sarah as leading lady in Keep the Change and Max as co-author of Being Charlie—you’d expect me to change my focus back to real life dramas, right? Not so fast, as it turns out.  Coming back to earth from...

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