Christmas and Hanukkah have passed, and hopefully we enjoyed family, friends, and fellowship, along with fun feasts and festive food. Especially in climes where the weather is more conducive to snuggling by the fireplace and drinking a hot cocoa or hot toddy, it is tempting to continue the feeding frenzy and to hibernate in those…Continue reading 5 Reasons Not to Wait Until January To Launch Fitness Resolutions
I vividly remember nuclear survival drills in grammar school in the 1960’s. The drills began when I entered kindergarten and continued until sometime in seventh or eighth grade. As we got older, it became a time to break the monotony of the day with a little movement and unabashed teasing of whoever looked the silliest…Continue reading Defunct Missile Base and Teenagers – Hmmm, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Another year of joyous reading! What could be better? I love to hear how an author creates his or her novel. Some of these stories are as good as the book itself. At the annual Morristown Festival of Books held on Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, I got a chance to listen to…Continue reading Morristown Festival of Books – 2017
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…Continue reading Mayhem in Suburbia
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…Continue reading It’s Time