Tag Archives: newspaper column

New column: “Make the holidays your own celebration”

Happy December, everyone! My newest column is about December celebrations, big and small–and a trip I was lucky enough to take with dear friends to Charleston, South Carolina, to celebrate a milestone birthday. We must mark the moments, y’all! ‘Tis … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Come together for the holidays, no matter your family’s traditions”

This is a season of celebration: of peace, hope, and good will, in faith traditions all over the world. In honor of Decemver 3rd marking the first day of Hanukkah, my newspaper column this week is about the history and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Ellis Island safeguards key component of U.S. history”

Recently I was lucky enough to travel to New York City with my sister and mother, to celebrate our mom’s 70th birthday. To put it mildly, we had a ball! One of the coolest, most important stops on our trip … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New column: “Sometimes we all need to act like kids again”

If there’s anything the holiday season teaches us, it’s that sometimes, we all should act like kids again. Here are some reasons why. To read my newspaper column, click here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Goofy, scary, Halloween hijinks? No, thank you”

I’m a chicken. I don’t like to be scared. Watch a horror movie? Visit a haunted house? No, thank you. But it’s Halloween, or almost, so this newspaper column’s for those of you who do enjoy terror. And fright. And … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “The not-so trivial pursuit of ‘useless knowledge’”

My newspaper column this week is about the interesting people born in, and events that occurred, over the years in October. What can I say? I am a pursuer of trivia. A keeper of “useless” knowledge. It’s fun to know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Where have ‘social graces’ and ‘common courtesy’ gone?”

Lately, the world has felt more than a little bit mean. I miss social grace and common courtesy: the way we’re supposed to act towards each other, as fellow humans on this good earth. So that’s my newspaper column this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Here’s looking at our focus on appearances in a ‘selfie’ world”

Nothing matters less than how we look. This is what I believe. So that, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, the “selfie” craze, looking outward instead of inward, and more, in my newspaper column this week. I sure hope y’all enjoy it. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “As fall approaches, find a path and make it yours”

Fall is coming. As we find ourselves busier than ever, I want us to do one thing: To find a path, a trail, a walk down the block, and make it ours. To study the small stuff. To pay attention. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New column: “Before kindergarten begins, this preschool deserves thanks”

In one day, my younger daughter will go to kindergarten. My last child, my buddy, my baby. But before she does, I need to thank the preschool that cared so well for both my daughters, and for me, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment