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Sally Edelstein NYC Subway 2020

A Return to New York City   

I recently wandered the streets of Manhattan. Though a seemingly unremarkable activity for someone who has done just that for over 50 years, in the time of the coronavirus it took on new significance. A week ago I took a

Sally Edelstein NYC Subway 2020

A Return to New York City   

I recently wandered the streets of Manhattan. Though a seemingly unremarkable activity for someone who has done just that for over 50 years, in the time of the coronavirus it took on new significance. A week ago I took a

Trump Little Desk and Playschool desk

Trump, Toddler in Chief

Looks like liddle’ Donnie got an early Christmas present- a gen-u-ine Playskool “I’m Still President  Pretend Desk Playset” complete with an authentic-looking presidential seal. Provides hours of activities and fun for any small tyke. If ever a picture is worth

Trump Little Desk and Playschool desk

Trump, Toddler in Chief

Looks like liddle’ Donnie got an early Christmas present- a gen-u-ine Playskool “I’m Still President  Pretend Desk Playset” complete with an authentic-looking presidential seal. Provides hours of activities and fun for any small tyke. If ever a picture is worth

Richie Rich Comic and Donald Trump

Donald Trump is No Richie Rich

I feel the need to come to poor Richie Rich’s defense. In a recent interview with the Atlantic Barack Obama called Donald Trump “Richie Rich- the complaining, lying, doesn’t take responsibility for anything type of figure.” Though I agree with

Richie Rich Comic and Donald Trump

Donald Trump is No Richie Rich

I feel the need to come to poor Richie Rich’s defense. In a recent interview with the Atlantic Barack Obama called Donald Trump “Richie Rich- the complaining, lying, doesn’t take responsibility for anything type of figure.” Though I agree with

We the People Did It

We the People did it. We the People pulled America away from the edge of the precipice it was teetering on. We the People saved the American Dream for another generation We saved democracy by acting like Americans. As other

We the People Did It

We the People did it. We the People pulled America away from the edge of the precipice it was teetering on. We the People saved the American Dream for another generation We saved democracy by acting like Americans. As other

A Vote For Biden!

I just discovered a Biden voter in of all places right in my own backyard. This was truly so out of the blue. A possible, please let it be a good omen. I’ve spent the day feeling as anxious as

A Vote For Biden!

I just discovered a Biden voter in of all places right in my own backyard. This was truly so out of the blue. A possible, please let it be a good omen. I’ve spent the day feeling as anxious as

Surviving Election Day 2020 and Beyond.

This is no day for Kale. There may be those who can be comforted by Chamomile tea but if ever there was a time for stress eating sugar and white flour it is Election Day 2020. On a critical day

Surviving Election Day 2020 and Beyond.

This is no day for Kale. There may be those who can be comforted by Chamomile tea but if ever there was a time for stress eating sugar and white flour it is Election Day 2020. On a critical day

vintage illustration family

Husbands -the Breadwinner

Gals, your hubby is going back to work! A collective sigh could be heard from housewives across the country when Donald Trump announced in Michigan “We are getting your husband’s back to work!’ Finally, the ladies can tend to their

vintage illustration family

Husbands -the Breadwinner

Gals, your hubby is going back to work! A collective sigh could be heard from housewives across the country when Donald Trump announced in Michigan “We are getting your husband’s back to work!’ Finally, the ladies can tend to their

supreme court swearing in Barrett Ginsburg

A Shonda For Democracy

Everything about Amy Coney Barrett is a Shonda! Though that Yiddish word means scandal it has nothing to do with the showrunner of that classic TV series, Shonda Rhimes! Shonda is Yiddish for something scandalously shameful, a disgrace, an embarrassment.

supreme court swearing in Barrett Ginsburg

A Shonda For Democracy

Everything about Amy Coney Barrett is a Shonda! Though that Yiddish word means scandal it has nothing to do with the showrunner of that classic TV series, Shonda Rhimes! Shonda is Yiddish for something scandalously shameful, a disgrace, an embarrassment.

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life