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Monday, September 16, 2019

Sometimes we need comfort food

A chef, an acquaintance, told me he was working at a busy small café where they offered gourmet-type sandwiches like roast beef with horseradish...

A moment of perfect harmony

I remember one moment when the world, at least my little world, rested in perfect harmony. This wasn’t my only such moment, but the...

High school sports? Not me.

Someone asked me recently what sports I played in high school, as if everybody in high school plays sports. I was not a sports...

Don’t listen. It’s a tradition.

This is the season when schools and college all over America invite wise and/or famous persons to address graduating classes, so that these mature...

‘Mom, do you know my name?’

By Janice Elizabeth Berte It all started out so innocently when I visited my mother years ago, and I would notice that asking her basic...

Vacation of waits

By Janice Lindsay Somebody said that happiness lies in the journey, not in the destination. Here’s hoping that your journey-happiness is happier than our journey-happiness...

Monstrous races

By Janice Lindsay “We never saw those people, we don’t know them, we’ve never been where they live, they’ve never been here, so obviously they...

What would you eat if….?

  By Janice Lindsay I once conducted a Lindsay Food Preference E-Mail Survey. After answering the one-question survey, one participant wrote, “I can hear my arteries...

May pays tribute to older Americans

By Sondra L. Shapiro From the local supermarket to Walt Disney World, there seems to be more gray hair in the crowd, a sure sign...

Our parents still have something to teach us

By Sondra L. Shapiro After I delivered a eulogy for my husband’s 93-year-old grandmother, a woman I greatly admired, the rabbi approached me to say...