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Not quite precise!

Warm weather means family BBQ s and get-togethers:  sitting on the deck or at a picnic table in the park and enjoying the companionship, laughs and good food.  

One summer, Dad decided to build a picnic table with attached benches, just like the ones you find in the park.  He was a mechanic, extremely handy around the house and very precise in his work.  He bought the wood, ...

Having a ball

Last Saturday we went to the Fred Astaire Dance Studio Showcase Extravaganza at the Somers Middle School, and it was a twirl-wind of activity. There were twists, turns, bumps, grinds and dips, and that was just in the parking lot. Thirty-four students of all ages and sizes danced the night away in well-choreographed two and a half-minute routines to all different types of music, along with their ...

Here I go again

Television commercials for making life better through chemistry are thoroughly overwhelming.   First they promise to cure everything except death and then go on to list all the side effects that might kill you!  Whatever happened to the promise of ‘first do no harm’ ?  Instead, we are faced with choosing the lesser of two evils:  your headache may dissipate but the ...

On Stage: There’s Something About Rosemary

When Lenny comes on stage at the start of the cunning and quirky play, “Companion Piece,” he is nervously trying to knot a necktie while addressing an unseen person in the bedroom from which he just emerged. Her name is Rosemary. 

As the play progressed, I began wondering what happened to the unseen Rosemary, who seems to disappear from out of sight. It’s not until more ...

The Return of Super Grillman

When we moved to the suburbs 22 years ago, a superhero was born. He couldn’t leap tall buildings with a single bound, but not long after we moved in, my husband became empowered with delusions of barbeque grandeur. He took on the alter ego, Super Grillman, had his own monogrammed, titanium grill tools case, and wore a costume, or rather, an apron, in red, white, and blue imprinted with an ...