Beyond Autism and a Dead Dog on Broadway

can i buy accutane in mexico by | Apr 24, 2015 | Asperger's Syndrome, autism, autistic spectrum, Broadway, cliches, dogs, London, Mark Haddon, math, neurotypical, pet rats, puppies, SATS, sensory processing, small talk, tantrums, Temple Grandin, touch, trains

     If you haven’t seen the Broadway play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” hurry over to the Ethel Barrymore Theatre and get tickets.  This not-to-be missed show is based on the 2003 award-winning mystery novel by British writer, Mark Haddon. What...

Empty Nest Halloween

by | Oct 31, 2014 | candy, cats, costumes, dogs, Ebola, empty nest, Equinox, Ever Ready battery, flamenco dancers, Frozen, Halloween, hazmat suits, Maltese, Michael Jackson, ninjas, Ricky's, Rocky Horror Show, The Addams Family

     Just because your kids leave for college doesn’t mean you have to stop celebrating Halloween. You can still put a pumpkin outside and decorate your door with cottony spider-webs or a cardboard skeleton.  Greeting trick-or-treaters can still be fun long after your...

Nest Half-Empty

by | Mar 7, 2014 | boarding pass, car services, career opportunities, dogs, essays, Hobo Pancakes, humor, jump ropes, Kennedy, Los Angeles, Newark, packing, San Francisco, sprained ankles

      As of Sunday morning, the men in my family had—temporarily—flown the coop.  For me, their same-day departures were strangely unsettling, lots of commotion around packing for different cities, arranging to be picked up two hours apart: one going to Kennedy, the...

Sick as a Dog

     Only three weeks ago our 11 year old terrier, Sparky, had a full health exam, check- up and blood work.  Shockingly, our pooch—who, in the past, had unrelentingly devoured food and non-edibles like face cream and Kleenex—had not eaten  his dinner or breakfast....

When Knees Displease

     If you are a still-youngish baby boomer like me (or if you think of yourself that way), it comes as a shock when body parts start to wear out.  In my case, it’s my knees.  (My left hip clicks occasionally, but I don’t want to think about that just yet).  How dare...

Overflowing Nest

                                         If you’re like us and you’ve lived in the same New York City apartment for over 20 years,  eventually you run out of space—especially if your adult children move back home during or after college.  It doesn’t matter how many...

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