Category Archives: Holidays

Happy May Day! (Remember this?)

Now I am showing my age! When I was little (from 5-11 years old), my mom and I would fill paper May baskets with spring flowers—violets, lily-of-the-valley, whatever was blooming—and hang them on the neighbors’ doors. Hallmark made baskets that you … Continue reading

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Merry!

And may all your Christmases be bright! (If not white: it was 72 degrees in NYC yesterday! Tropical!)  

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Halloween @ Amazon

Rubic Cube? Tetris? You decide! **–*

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Nancy’s Birthday Week

Last week, Val Batista and Tony Miller took me to Il Bastardo’s for a scrumptious, hilarious dinner. The real surprise was that our waiter was Eduardo, a friend from ten years ago. He and Jaime would set up my table around … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Septugenarian

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Chivas Regal — and Driving in America

Back in the early ’80s (when I lived in a ‘burb called Berkeley Heights, NJ), I had an English friend named Sue Lawson. Her two children (Christopher and Philippa) were going to school in England and wanted nothing to do … Continue reading

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Happy Easter (Angel)!

In 1948, Dr. Munns told my mom I was too shy(!) and should go to nursery school. The teacher was Mrs. Maston and her “school” was in her home (they wouldn’t allow THAT today!), a couple blocks from our house. … Continue reading

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