Double Feature – Different and the Same

Double Feature – Different and the Same

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     If anyone had told me that my very different young adult twins would BOTH venture out of our nest into the movie business, I’d have said: “Impossible!”       Max and Sarah are NOT your garden variety fraternal twins, separated only by gender. Sarah’s early...
The New Normal – Is Neurodiversity Next?

The New Normal – Is Neurodiversity Next?

buy Gabapentin 300mg by | Jul 3, 2015 | autism, autistic spectrum, Caitlyn Jenner, colleges history, gays, hip hop, John Robison, neurodiversity, OASIS, Pace University, same sex marriage, segregation, Supreme Court, Temple Grandin, Vassar

     Last week the Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to legalize same sex marriage, granting homosexuals multiple civil rights that heterosexuals have enjoyed since the United States declared independence from Great Britain.  Finally gay men and women are free to marry...

Anti-Semitic Fever and Holocaust Remembrance Day

by | Apr 17, 2015 | anti-Semitism, Charlie Hebdo, college, Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, France, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews, Ku Klux Klan, Mt. Holyoke, quenelle, Stanford, Vassar, World War II

     Back in the 1970s, when I left my parents’nest for Vassar College, I never worried about anti-Semitism. Only a train ride from New York City, I felt safe and accepted at my home away from home. Vassar, in particular, had been welcoming to a diverse...

Reinvented Lives

It is never too late to be what you might have been. –George Eliot                       Isn’t it encouraging to know that even if you’re 50, 60 (or possibly older), you still have time become successful in a new career?  According to The New York Times, “Finding...

Buried Treasures

         Despite our annual spring cleaning ritual— dutifully dragging out industrial-sized garbage bags of each year’s detritus— the Elisofon family nest has accumulated way too much, well, stuff.  After over 20 years in the same apartment raising our twins, our nest...

Empty Nest Newbies

      Saying goodbye to your kids when they leave the family nest for college is a deeply emotional experience for most parents.  If your son or daughter is a freshman this year, you’re probably still trying to adjust to your new life as an empty nester.  All of your...

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