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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness well underway, and vegetarians set to come to dinner on Friday, Jon and I were faced with the inevitable Sophieâ€™s Choice: Squash or Mushrooms? As far as Iâ€™m concerned, squash. Every time, squash. Cannot … Continue reading
Last week, we took my visiting parents to Blaze, a pumpkin festival in a somewhat mythical place that city-dwellers refer to as “upstate”, which turns out to be about an hour out of the city near Sleepy Hollow. It is … Continue reading
â€œI canâ€™t come out after the rehearsal,â€ said Kathleen. â€œI promised my friend Iâ€™d see her Belly Dancing. Itâ€™s her first ever show.â€
When Jon and I go for our Saturday morning excursions into New York to forage for coffee and bagels, we occasionally pass a local middle school. This school has a distinctive mural painted by the kids on the playground wall, … Continue reading
Everybody needs a hobby â€“ for me itâ€™s a close tie between magazining and singing. For John, triathlons. For Tabitha, designing dog Halloween costumes and selling them on Etsy. As it turns out, Jonâ€™s Boss has a hobby too â€“ … Continue reading
In the movie Serial Mom, staring Kathleen Turner as a suburban killer, she notices a woman committing the social faux pas of wearing white shoes after Labor Day. Now, this is a bit of a spoilerÂ alert, not a very dramatic … Continue reading
Big News from my friend Rachel who bounded into choir rehearsal with a huge smile on her face and a huge diamond on her finger. Graham had proposed. Excitement. Squealing.
It’s a well known piece of folk wisdom that we should make hay while the sun shines. I like to amend this to “eat watermelon while the sun shines.” Philosophers may want to argue the toss, but it’s a pretty … Continue reading
So hands down the thing we were most looking forward to at the Sussex County Fair were the swimming pigs. â€œThey race for Oreos!â€ Sold.
Some days are days of excess, and no amount of early morning gymming can mitigate them. The Sussex County Fair was once such day.