A Bird’s Eye View: February 12, 2010

It’s early morning on Longboat Key, a 10-mile strip just above Sarasota where my wife and I are spending our fifth winter. Out on...

Letter: Student Financial Aid Awareness Month

Each winter, New Yorkers and families across the country are directly confronted with one of the most crucial financial concerns regarding their teenage children...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: February 5, 2010

Astounding!I approached the ticket seller at the Westbury Brush Hollow Stadium Movie Theater with my $20 bill in my hot little hand. I said,...

Letter: Open the Lines of Communication

By simply glancing at the morning newspaper or flipping on the TV, one can gain a sense of how the current climate of our...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: January 29, 2010

TidbitsAbout 10 years ago, I wrote a column concerning “Where does the lost love go?” in a bitter divorce. The couple was enthralled with...

Letter: Request for Aid to Haiti

The heartbreaking news of the catastrophic earthquake that hit the small island nation of Haiti on Jan. 12 has caught the attention of people...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: January 22, 2010

AnnoyancesI have always enjoyed a sincere list of gripes.I found such a group of petty irritations in an article in the Jewish Week, Jan....

Over 60…And Getting Younger: January 15, 2010

Prix FixeFour senior citizens, on a Friday night, trying to decide on a place to eat. Two couples, in a car, not knowing whether...

A Bird’s Eye View: January 15, 2010

Bills Determine How Birds EatWe humans use our hands and a variety of utensils to eat. By comparison birds have one tool: their bills....

Over 60…And Getting Younger: January 8, 2010

Albums“Brrr … It’s freezing outside!”“We are definitely not going out in that weather.” Lorraine says, “Let’s spend the day putting all those loose pictures...