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Crossing the Country in the Trunk of a Buick Skylark

The annals of history are dotted with unfortunate examples of individuals who have succumbed to the allure of fame and fortune over what they know to be sound judgment. One notable instance was triggered by the demise of someone who has most definitely earned a prime position in my Intellectual Hall of Fame: Albert Einstein (1879-1955).

I have always found Albert Einstein inspiring on many ...

On Stage: A Fiery Family and Fun with ‘Fats’

The Arsonists

Imagine if you had one last reprieve, after a parent’s sudden death, to bid your loved one farewell.

That’s what the audience eavesdrops on in the highly stylized play, “The Arsonists,” by award-winning playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger, now at Denizen Theatre in New Paltz through Feb. 24 (Tickets and info at; 845-303-4136).


New York State Doesn’t Value Human Life

February 8, 2019

Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the legalization of late-term abortions—i.e. infanticide under the guise of a law called the “Reproductive Health Act.”

For us who believe life begins at conception, abortion has been an ugly reality. For those who believe life begins at some point in utero, the struggle has been to balance access to abortion with our ...

Knuckling Under

“Ow!” I said as I went to lift the pan off the stovetop.

“What’s ow,” asked my husband, glancing over from the kitchen counter where he was working.

“I hurt my hand yesterday,” I said, massaging the area of my hand where my first and second finger met. “I think I sprained a knuckle.”

He gave me that look.

“I don’t think ...

Yorktown Better Prepared for Storms

February 8, 2019

The town of Yorktown has suffered through numerous storms. I am so glad to see Supervisor Ilan Gilbert’s administration take long overdue action!

The Gilbert administration actually assessed the situation and put in place long-neglected improvements. There will still be monster storms and outages as we go forward, but at least Yorktown will be better prepared than before.

Based on my ...