Friday, May 25, 2018

Home Sweet Home

I am home after three weeks away with the girls, mostly out of the country, and despite our neighbor’s joshing about the beer and ice deliveries, the house is...

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...

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