Category - For the Joy of It

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For A Valentine

John and I recently caught up with Nicole at a cafe in the East Village. She is back at NYU after school break. We gave her a bracelet that was intended as a Christmas gift, but since we...

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Phantom

We never know when our next offer of entertainment is going to come. Yesterday afternoon, I was preparing for a wild Saturday evening painting garage door panels when we received a call...

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Big Box

“I can’t believe it’s finally here!” our friend Will exclaimed when he ran into his house after school. A new refrigerator had arrived. Will’s parents could not be at home today...

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Alfred

When Jack was barking at 8:00 AM yesterday morning my first thought was that the contractors were here; but it was Sunday. Then John reminded me that our friend Ming had promised to push a...

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Nurturing Well-Being

Someone from our Pilates class told me this morning that I look good and seem relaxed. It was a nice compliment to receive. One way Dan and I intend to nurture well-being for ourselves in...

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Christmas Stories

Kids seem to hold a special key that unlocks the spirit of the holidays for the rest of us. It is no surprise that some of my favorite holiday highlights this year were inspired by a 5-year...

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Jumping Jack

Jack surpassed himself this holiday season. During our holiday card photo session he provided us with a delightful reindeer pose for our card, as well as some great video content. For...

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Pink Martini Tickets

Months ago we learned that the band Pink Martini would be playing with the New York Pops in December. Our friend Cenovia, who is concertmaster with the Pops, knew this would be of interest...