One of my favorite parts of the Sunday New York Times is the “Sunday Routine” articles, wherein New Yorkers are interviewed about their weekend rituals. Today’s column features a pro-basketball player, New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler. Here’s what I do on Sundays: SLEEP IN, BUT RARELY I’m usually up at 6 a.m. on weekends.
I just read an interesting piece in today’s New York Times. Here’s an excerpt: In America, all men are believed to be created equal and endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. But Nigerians are brought up to believe that our society consists of higher and lesser beings. Some are born to own and
We went out of town after Christmas to ski at Jay Peak, VT. It was fun to be away for a few days and to hang out with the family. We went at a good time, as about five feet of snow fell on the mountain during the past week. Frankly, I needed the break
I don’t know about you, but I’m not yet in the holiday spirit. Honestly, I feel sad. Maybe it’s due to the funeral I attended yesterday, a very moving outpouring of deep grief. Maybe it’s because of Newtown, CT. Or, that I’m in charge of cooking three different Christmas dinners (which I will enjoy, but
“You are the most important man in your daughters’ lives.” That’s what a friend of mine told me. She is the mother of five girls, and she mentioned a book that she read about parenting. I ordered the book and found it helpful. I’ve spoken to some women over the years, and they too say
Well, I’m happy to report that we had a fun and restful Thanksgiving. We hosted, and I did a lot cooking (see “Since My Mom Died….”). I’ve provided links to the recipes, if they’re online: Thursday lunch: Glazed ham, home-made bread, brie en croute, fruit. Thursday dinner: Brined herb-crusted turkey with cider gravy (see photo above), ham,