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The Thanks That Keeps on Giving

It’s two weeks after Thanksgiving and the holiday is still fresh in my mind. I wish it were the same in my refrigerator. An actual fortnight of leftovers has me digging deep into the icebox for something that hasn’t been there long enough to have it’s own birthday party.

Is this what they had in mind In the 1600s at Plymouth, when the first Thanksgivings were documented? Back ...

Pronoun Management

They are out there living among us, and you may not even know they exist. And that’s because you always thought that they were him or her, but now they are they. How did this happen? It happened because since the beginning of time, society has told us that little boys are made of “snips and snails and puppy dogs’ tails.” And since the beginning of time, there have been ...

Making Time Count

Vik was one-year old on November 10.  She, if you remember, is the daughter of my grandson Chris and my wonderful granddaughter, Silvia, his wife, which makes Vik Amer-Asian, a combination of Hong Kong and New Jersey!

It’s time like these that makes us ponder how quickly pass the years.  Did you ever try to count the seconds in a minute?

Sometimes it seems eternal until you ...

Read Any Good News Lately?

Attached to the law of supply and demand is the corollary law of surplus and shortages. 

One of the most memorable — and bizarre — examples is the Cabbage Patch Kids craze of 1983 that caused near-riots in department stores as parents almost literally fought each other tooth-and-nail to get their paws on the year’s Number 1 kids’ gift, which was in short ...