• Posted on February 06, 2015

Top Ten Reasons to Raise Kids in New York City

“You raise your kids where Law & Order is filmed!?” I get this exclamation on a regular basis. Right. Sure. People either love NYC or hate it. To add insult to injury, it seems that if you live in NYC, people feel compelled to let you know just how much they love or hate it. […]

  • Posted on September 25, 2014
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I Am Over Information:  7 Steps to Free Yourself from Overload

  “Life is happening around you, don’t miss out. You cannot redo it, rewind it or follow its thread. You have just the moment.” But I love information! I love to be informed about my decisions and when I am informed, I feel good. I feel like I’ve made good choices. However, I have felt […]

  • Posted on September 11, 2014

Is Evil the Proof God Doesn’t Exist?

The 13th Anniversary of 9/11 These days can be discouraging, can’t they? Every day there is evil that wraps its tentacles around us and threatens to strangle the life out of us. Atrocities are done in every name under the sun: God, Self, No-God, a group, a nation, a cause… Unthinkable things are done to […]

  • Posted on March 17, 2014
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The Boredom of Every Parade Celebrating Everything

I just don’t need to wave my Gay Pride flag today.  This is why:  one of the things I’ve loved most about New York City is its great diversity and acceptance. From the Civil Rights Movement to the Gay Rights Movement, to way before then, in the 1850s when the Irish immigrants were relegated to […]

  • Posted on December 27, 2013
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Lincoln, The Civil War & Bethlehem

 In 1861, Phillips Brooks was a poignant and dramatic speaker as he led the congregation of the Holy Trinity Church in Philadelphia.  He and his friend, Lewis Redner, a musician and fantastic real estate agent, began a Sunday school program for the children of the church.  The first class welcomed 30 children and within two […]