The Moose And Me

Dec 30

The Moose And Me

Even though I didn’t DO Christmas, I GOT Christmas. “Got”— besides appreciating the spirit and joy of the season and all that —in the sense that I received actual gifts, including a trip to the Caribbean and a moose. A moose? Perhaps I should explain. Once upon a time, when the children in my life were little buggers, I gave them these cuddly...

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Holiday Hysteria? No Problem!

Dec 20

Holiday Hysteria?    No Problem!

Due to circumstances truly beyond my control, I have started a new tradition for Christmas: I’m not doing it. Not that I won’t enjoy the eggnog, other people’s Christmas cards, trees, wreaths, colored lights — and, especially, partridges in pear trees: Do you have any idea how much those birds will set you back these days, even if you skip the...

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My Dinner With Elaine

Dec 08

My Dinner With Elaine

Is anything worse than a missed opportunity? Well, yes, there’s brides competing for plastic surgery, but let’s not go there. About six months ago, I planned to do an interview with Elaine Kaufman for Woman around Town, but life, as it so often does, got in the way. The sad thing was that I wanted to thank Elaine for something she did for me many years...

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