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Sometimes it's the simple things that bring a smile to your face. Yesterday my landline phone rang, and the caller ID showed an unknown number. Since few people call my landline these days, I was … more
OK sports fans…is baseball sports or is baseball now all about politics. As it is now appearing Major League Baseball's decision to pull the All-Star game out of Georgia in protest of the … more
I once tried to explain the nightly concert that hearkens spring in the northeast to someone who had never lived in our part of the world. It didn't quite have the effect I intended. They … more
Several months ago, I wrote about the long journey taken by a printing project I had ordered. It spent a month in the nonspeedy hands of the USPS. The project was called “The Olden Girls”, a … more
There are some questions that remain constant for parents, no matter how old their child, no matter where they live. Will they be happy? Will they know how much I love them? And then there's … more
There were reports circulating last week that New York State became the first state in the nation to roll out a vaccine passport and that the technology developed will be used at entrances to … more
My granddaughter Adeline has been visiting (along with her mom and dad) at my house. Two days ago, as we were in the backyard, I noticed a pileated woodpecker working about 30 feet up on a tree on … more
Wow…our New York State legislature has had a couple of busy weeks and now both houses of the legislature are looking at plans for over $7 billion in tax increases, a 22.6% increase in spending and … more
I went on a date with my husband a week ago. Perhaps this isn't noteworthy to some, but in a pandemic, this was momentous. Besides, how else would you describe a few hours off on a Friday morning … more
Here's an interesting conversation starter: If you could have dinner with any three people, living or not, who would they be? What would you serve them for dinner? And, most importantly, what would … more
A year ago they might have made me sigh the deep belly sigh known to the exhausted parents everywhere. Now I could only smile at the three bowls, each with ramen noodle remnants and a fork in … more
A limited number of fans will be in the stands when the New York Mets and New York Yankees open their seasons. Fans will need to show proof of a recent negative test or proof of a Covid-19 … more
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