I wrote a few days ago about Passover and how it’s an important story about freedom and one that I wanted to share with my children (more here). Though I’m not Jewish, the “feast of freedom” and its recounting of sacrifice and emancipation is a story that my family, in a smaller way, experienced. In
Well, we’re back. I’ve been quiet on the blog front because I didn’t work Tuesday to Friday. My children are on different spring break schedules, and I took two of them to NYC. We had a great time and stayed at a hotel in the Times Square area. I took them to some of my
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