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View from Central Park

Dining out

One of the tangible ways in which a COVID change is perceptible here in New York are the streets themselves. New York always had a good dining scene. People would come...

The great equalizer

Along with the rest of the world, I am amazed and inspired to witness Israel’s distribution of the COVID vaccine. Its official. Little Israel, a country the size of NJ...

Uprooting the planted

If you had told me a year ago that I would change my life by selling my Tucson home to be closer to my mom in New Jersey, or that I would spend the winter bundled up in...

2020: Was it a waste?

As we stand and face the waning days of this historic year 2020, so many thoughts compete in my mind. Certainly there have been the humorous dimensions of coping with...

My arm is outstretched

Even though it’s been 10 months since we’ve been living in a COVID world, I find there are still so many moments that catch me off guard, and would be deemed,...

Dr. Li Wenliang

Was there a pandemic this past year? The likes of which had not been seen in over a century? Tragically, did many Americans die? Was there a vaccine created, the fastest...

Snow

Just as I was pressing the mesh filter of my French press this morning, compressing the steeping coffee granules from the hot water, I was thinking to myself . . . so...

A Chanukah amidst COVID

CHANUKAH 5781 SECTION E, PAGE 23 A COVID Chanukah. We find ourselves this year in a place that feels darker than usual. Due to the news of the high efficacy of a...

Who murdered Van Gogh?

We all know about Vincent Van Gogh. Brilliant artist. Crazy. Cut off his own ear. Killed himself. Never sold a single painting in his lifetime, though now his paintings...

It’s for the birds

I’ve never been a bird watcher. Birding is a “thing” here in New York City, especially in my neck of the woods, as many bird watchers flock to the part of Central...

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