Thursday, May 23, 2019

My Virtual Friends

It’s never too late in life to make new friends, but at my age, it is a bit unusual to have three new friends, especially ones with whom I...

Sh*t Dad Says

After the Sh*t Mom Says video, it was inevitable that the Sh*t Dad Says video would follow, and it did, just in time for Father’s Day. Given Molly’s theatrical...

The Best Kind of Birthday Gift

This week I received one of the best gifts in my life. It came from my kids, and it was a mirror that they held up in front of...

The Cutco Connection

A couple of months ago, I saw “Death of a Salesman” on Broadway. I knew nothing about the play and was excited mainly to see Andrew Garfield, the new...

Lurking In My Shadow

I have a friend and I swear she’s stalking me, though she would say I’m doing the same to her. I drive into Princeton to pick up a sandwich...

The New Reality of Communication

You’ve seen those old movies where college girls run excitedly to the communal phone in the center hallway when they receive a call from home sweet home or better...

A Bright Spot In February

This is the time of year you wish would hurry up and be over — gray skies, bitter cold, and relative isolation can breed a mood of melancholy, even...

These Girls Rock the Sciences

There has been considerable hand-wringing of late about the dismal state of science and technology education in America’s public schools and the performance — or lack thereof — of...

Wisdoom Teeth Wisdom

“It’s my winter break and I’m supposed to be de-stressing from freshman finals; please don’t do this to me,” I begged. But my cruel mother would not listen. My...

Silence Is Golden

It started with a phone call while we were on vacation. It was from our home security company. “We’re getting a low battery signal from your smoke alarms, m’am.”While...

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New-look Lawrence Shopping Center adds tenants

The Lawrence Shopping Center has a new look, but things are changing inside the vacant storefronts, too