Category - For the Joy of It

sophie-the-cat

New Toy

Sophie the cat posed for me today when I was playing around with my new camera at our friends Ragga and Junah’s house. The camera is a new model by Olympus – the OMD EM-5. It is a...

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Equality

Our neighbour Marilyn joined us for an “Equality Walk” through downtown Montclair today. The walk was organized by Garden State Equality, the largest grassroots civil rights...

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Filmmaking

The film DELMAR that John and I helped Matt produce has just been included in an online film festival ‘We Speak Here’ at cultureunplugged.com. We are excited that our film will reach a...

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Itching For More

I’ve been wearing the scent of Tea Tree Oil the past few days. Not because it’s a trendy new fragrance, but because I am using it to treat a rash from poison ivy on my neck. It...

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Positive Outlook

I’ve been wearing my sunglasses a lot the past few days. Not necessarily because it’s been sunny, and not in an attempt to look cool — but because I have a huge sty on the...

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Graduation Day

I attended the graduation ceremony yesterday morning at Will’s school. His year at pre-school went by so quickly. Before you know it, it will be September and he will be starting...

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Surcee

We first encountered “surcee” in the lyrics of a song. John and I saw a City Center Encores production of “Where’s Charley?” in 2011. We didn’t understand what the actors were...

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Alone In The House

Sometimes I get a quick dinner in the cafeteria before the ballet. It’s not as fancy as upstairs in the Metropolitan Opera House, but it is very convenient and reasonably priced. A...

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The Leaf

Dan and I attended an assembly this morning at Passaic High School in New Jersey. It wasn’t your typical assembly, and it was very different from any I attended at school. A new play...