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White Plight Redux

Per a New Year’s resolution to brighten up the house, I decided to paint a couple rooms white. How hard could that be? You buy paint, you slap it on. Done. At the paint store, I gravitated towards a salesman who resembled the coach of the Boston Celtics. “Um, I’m looking for …

Mom on her birthday

New Blog Feature: SOUND BITES!

Okay, it’s 2018, enough blah blah blah, it’s time to listen. Henceforward this blog will feature SOUND BITES, tiny stories told by me and/or by a darling family member. They are recorded to spare you the tedium of reading them. (You can listen while filing your nails.)

MySkinInTheGame

My Skin In The Game

On Thursday I went to the Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, as I do every six weeks to get an injection of Eyelea in my left eye.  Eyelea is a drug has been very effective in controlling the leaking fluid that has, over the past 15 years, damaged the retina …

From the Crabby Cook

Julie’s Chocolate Roll

My sister-in-law Julie is an incredible cook. Her mother, Bette, taught her to make this chocolate roll. Bette used to make six of these every holiday…

Gimme A Bar

I was wishing I had one of these at four o’clock Friday when I almost bought those black Repetto shoes to wear to a memorial service but instead lef…