Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Shift in Perspective

There’s a comfort and a simplicity to my three-legged commute each workday morning. I take the shuttle from my Hoboken apartment to the PATH train; the PATH to 32nd Street and Broadway; then I walk four long blocks to my office at 32nd and Park. The same characters populate my route most days — the porter hosing down the […]

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A Turkey Day Toast to The Lovers, The Dreamers, & Me

Thanksgiving officially became my favorite holiday in 1984. Looking back on that year, when I was 13, I remember it as my initial taste of adulthood, when I felt for the first time I was participating in the grown-up world, and I loved it. My family had just moved to a new house in the College View Drive development […]

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Caption This! to win a $10 Amazon gift card

Think you are clever? Prove it by submitting a caption in the comments that fits the picture below. Be creative, be clever, be witty, be silly, do whatever it takes. If I pick your caption, you win a $10 Amazon gift card via e-mail. To Enter: 1. Submit your wittiest caption below. All entries must […]

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Of Birthday Gifts and Partnerships

I remember the day my brother was born like it was yesterday. I was almost four, and besides missing my mother like crazy while she was in the hospital, I could not wait for them to get home so I could hold Michael in my arms for the first time and we could start our […]

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My Sacred Journey

Twelve years ago I consulted a spiritual counselor and psychic named Barbara. She lived in Arizona, and we spoke on the phone. We covered the usual issues — would I meet the man of my dreams?  Have children? Find fulfillment in my career? Write a book? Would I ever live anywhere other than New Jersey? […]

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