My Daughters are Film Makers – Take Two Film Academy and What Makes a Great After School Class

As New York City 10 year-olds my girls have taken a huge range of after school classes.  From sports to cooking, arts to performing, we’ve covered pretty much every venue on the Upper West Side.  I’ve found that some classes are harder to do well than others, cooking for example is often nothing more than […]

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On A Mission: Playing the Ingress App Game (and getting powered up at Duane Reade)

I was recruited into a top-secret mission, and it involved a new Android App called Ingress and Duane Reade.  Sounds bizarre right?  But this is NYC and anything and everything can happen.  Here are the details behind my mission, and the highly addictive Ingress Game: A team of scientists in Europe has unearthed a mysterious […]

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Taylor Swift, Eco-Friendly Home Goods and Hanukkah (What do they have in common?)

As any New Yorker knows, you can’t go more than 5 blocks in Manhattan without running into a Duane Reade.  While national drugstore chains have swept across the country, Duane Reade has remained distinctly New York – even while falling under their new parent, Walgreens.  I find myself in Duane Reade at least once a […]

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My Cinderella Story

Today is my fourteenth anniversary.  My husband and I have been married for 14 years, together for 19 years, and met each other almost 21 years ago.  It sounds crazy when I think about it in terms of numbers and actual time. We stopped buying anniversary gifts for each other years ago.  We’d rather spend […]

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