In 2009 I visited with three young women in New York City who were dealing with the consequences of  financial meltdown and getting on with their lives. Their initiative and energy were beguiling at the time. My thoughts and prayers… [more]

My Eiffel Tower

Anyone want to go to the Eiffel Tower with me? Dad already had his tweed jacket and hat on, heading for the door, and was clearly not waiting long for a taker. I was sitting at a small table in our hotel room, where my older brother by… [more]


  Dear Dad,   The first time I visited Maureen, I was with you. She had just married, and the newlyweds were in an apartment in Teaneck, about a half hour’s drive from the house on Mill Street in Westwood,… [more]