• Posted on November 19, 2015
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L.A. Chandlar Book Release, December 1, 2015

Available December 1st on Amazon in Paperback and digital formats: The Christmas Journalist Jane Smith is a journalist from Chicago who reluctantly agrees to take on a mediocre assignment about the history of Christmas traditions. But a lost letter from a WWI soldier to a mysterious woman named Willow, sends her on an anything-but-average adventure […]

  • 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 […]