Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 17, 2009

CrustaceansOn one of our earliest dates, Lorraine brought along a large newspaper wrapped container. We were babysitting for Caren, Lorraine’s niece, then 2 or...

Letter: Athletes Deserve Full Punishment, Too

Stanley Greenberg is right about the sports press often making “heroes” of star athletes; only to eventually tear them down.  He’s right that most...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 10, 2009

Two Clean Cut GuysAs Roger Federer and Andy Roddick battled it out with tennis rackets at Wimbledon, I realized that both these gentlemen could...

A Bird’s Eye View: July 10, 2009

Savoring Jamaica BayThe Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens is one of the premier birding spots in the NYC metropolitan area. In the invigorating...

Check It Out at the Pob Library: July 3, 2009

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library earned its distinction as a “Five-Star Library” because of the top quality programs and services it provides to its...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 3, 2009

 A Sense of MoneyIt is possible to know a person and not know that person’s “sense of money.” We do not always readily see...

Letter: Pet Safe: It’s Time for a Plan

“The biggest potential hurricane disaster on the Atlantic Coast is in the New York City, northern New Jersey, western Long Island metropolitan area,” writes...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 26, 2009

A Memory ExerciseHow many of my married readers remember the first meal that your spouse cooked and presented before you? I would guess unless...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 19, 2009

Modigliani (1884-1920)As Lorraine and I walked through the Metropolitan Museum of Art with our 3-year-old grandson Lewis in a stroller, he pointed to the...

Editorial: Exploring the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is coming to Bethpage. Great! Oh wait – more traffic, closed roads, a longer commute to work and more people on...