Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Miracle Workers

It all started with Dr. Stevie Young.  A PYBED at Contacts and Specs on Broadway. (Pretty, young, blonde eye doctor.) “I can’t help you,” she sighed.  “Your cataracts are so bad that I can’t give you a prescription for any … Continue reading

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The Scoop

I feel like having a little fun today, Dear Readers.  Let’s mix things up a little and start off with a clip. That sums up my feelings. Let’s have summer all the time. And ice cream. On these hot, humid … Continue reading

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“Allons enfants de la Patrie”

Bonjour, mes amis.  It’s Bastille Day and those are the Marseillais volunteers sculpted on L’Arc de Triomphe. It seems comme il faut to discuss La Belle France aujourd’hui. And my daughter, Natasha. When she was sixteen, Natasha wanted to study French … Continue reading

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Ellen’s Web

AUTHOR’S NOTE:  Caution.  If you’re a vegan or keep kosher, you may want to skip this one. Hope you had a glorious Fourth of July, Dear Readers.  I had a wonderful three day weekend jam-packed with fun, friends and family. And … Continue reading

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