Of Pumpkins

One of the benefits of NJ country living is the abundance of local farms. We may have traffic challenges from Labor Day to Halloween which force us to devise detours and to postpone weekend errands, but it is fun having so many apple orchards, cider mills, corn mazes, hay rides, pick-your-own fields, and petting zoos […]

Mayhem in Suburbia

Wedded Bliss. Growing up in the 1960’s I viewed marriage as something easy and gentle, like what I saw on The Donna Reed Show or Father Knows Best.  Although my parents certainly didn’t have that vibe going on. As a young child I kept trying to get them to watch the TV show and learn […]

It’s Time

I begin to feel it around mid-August. Lifeguards start to desert their stands and return to college campuses. Sunrise walks require a windbreaker and the late afternoon sun sits noticeably lower in the sky. Even beach reading material changes. Fewer people are scrolling on iPhones and flipping through vapid beach reads and tabloids. I notice […]