Monthly Archives: June 2017

Curb Your Enthusiasm

This is my last post until July thirteenth, Dear Readers.  Have a marvelous and safe Fourth of July. Now see this guy?  Doesn’t he look like he’s got no important place to go and all the time in the world … Continue reading

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Author’s Note: No blog post this Sunday, Dear Readers.  I’ve got some friends and family coming in town tonight and I will be doing some F&F entertaining on Sunday.  See you Thursday, June twenty-ninth.  Thanks. …So the other day The … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day, Dear Readers.  I hope all you guys have tons of fun on the golf course on in the hammock or at the ball game or whatever men do on their Once-A-Year Day. My son Nick makes apps … Continue reading

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Philosophy 101

My mother, Lea Roffe, was the best card player I ever knew. (And if you knew her, she was the best card player you ever knew.) All winter long, she would play in one poker game with the big boys … Continue reading

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That’s yours truly in August of 1987.  I’m at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel where we had been living since June after our house had a terrible fire.  I’m hosting a faux telethon to help raise money for “Ross Aid.” Jerry Lewis … Continue reading

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Songs of Summer

As summer delightfully descends upon us, music on the radio only means one thing. It’s the 60’s and I’m back at New Trier High School and I’m in a cool car headed for the beach or 31 or the Teatro … Continue reading

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Grow Old Along With Me

Rabbi Ben Ezra BY ROBERT BROWNING Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith “A whole I planned, Youth … Continue reading

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