Category Archives: American Way

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

Def Con labels and Trump

Def Con Donald

We have now reached Def Con 1 of Trump’s dangerous delusions with his call for the termination of the Constitution. He is calling for a coup. Yet, again. He is calling for the end of American Democracy. Trump is now

Def Con labels and Trump

Def Con Donald

We have now reached Def Con 1 of Trump’s dangerous delusions with his call for the termination of the Constitution. He is calling for a coup. Yet, again. He is calling for the end of American Democracy. Trump is now

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West was coming to dinner at Mar-a-Lago and Melania wanted to make sure it would be a night folks would remember long after the last piece of chocolate layer cake was consumed. Leaving

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West was coming to dinner at Mar-a-Lago and Melania wanted to make sure it would be a night folks would remember long after the last piece of chocolate layer cake was consumed. Leaving

Irene Cara We Will Remember Your Name

  My heart still races and my endorphins rise whenever I hear this song….what a feeling! Who didn’t want to live forever? If you were young, creative, ambitious, and living in New York City the center of the universe when

Irene Cara We Will Remember Your Name

  My heart still races and my endorphins rise whenever I hear this song….what a feeling! Who didn’t want to live forever? If you were young, creative, ambitious, and living in New York City the center of the universe when

Vintage illustration Thanksgiving at home

Happy Thanksgiving to All

For some of us, the idea of a harmonious family Thanksgiving dinner can be as much of a fable as the original one with the Pilgrims and Indians. This time of year we are historically inundated with joyous, happy families

Vintage illustration Thanksgiving at home

Happy Thanksgiving to All

For some of us, the idea of a harmonious family Thanksgiving dinner can be as much of a fable as the original one with the Pilgrims and Indians. This time of year we are historically inundated with joyous, happy families

How Thanksgiving Leftovers Created the TV Dinner

  Thanksgiving and leftovers go together. For many, it’s their favorite part of Thanksgiving.   Days of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce combined together in all sorts of configurations keep the warm holiday feeling going. In fact it was one

How Thanksgiving Leftovers Created the TV Dinner

  Thanksgiving and leftovers go together. For many, it’s their favorite part of Thanksgiving.   Days of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce combined together in all sorts of configurations keep the warm holiday feeling going. In fact it was one

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

Ditching the Don

Trump’s presidential announcement at Mar-a-Lago left me speechless. I’ll leave it to others to voice my feelings. I just never thought it would be Rupert Murdoch who would so clearly echo my sentiments. It’s obvious the Aussie editor’s once-upon-a-time bromance

Ditching the Don

Trump’s presidential announcement at Mar-a-Lago left me speechless. I’ll leave it to others to voice my feelings. I just never thought it would be Rupert Murdoch who would so clearly echo my sentiments. It’s obvious the Aussie editor’s once-upon-a-time bromance

I Am a Jew and I am Proud

I was just called a “kike.” And not just a plain old kike but a “subversive kike.” It sent shivers down my spine. This comment came from a misguided reader of this blog, who had earlier made a snide comment

I Am a Jew and I am Proud

I was just called a “kike.” And not just a plain old kike but a “subversive kike.” It sent shivers down my spine. This comment came from a misguided reader of this blog, who had earlier made a snide comment

Honor Our Past.Vote Today

As I walked inside my Town Hall today to cast my vote, the sight of this cast bronze monument that stands outside the stately building surrounded by a sea of waving American flags was particularly poignant bringing a lump to

Honor Our Past.Vote Today

As I walked inside my Town Hall today to cast my vote, the sight of this cast bronze monument that stands outside the stately building surrounded by a sea of waving American flags was particularly poignant bringing a lump to