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A LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR. BEST FRIENDS FOR 31 YEARS

November 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Family and Friends

31 years ago we were holding each other up at The Who and The Clash at Shea Stadium. Today we have families, responsibilities, payments, chores, etc. But we’re still there for each other. You know when you have a Best Friend? When you can go a month or two (sometimes more?) without being able to […]

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DAD AT THE MALL. GOING TO THE MALL – AS A PARENT

September 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Family and Friends

Going to The Mall as a parent is a trip. I remember going to the Queens Mall on Queens Blvd. in Rego Park with my parents when I was a kid. We used to go to Alexander’s Department Store and then one day we heard there was this new thing called the Mall. When it […]

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

May 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Family and Friends

Getting out of New York is the best. It’s important. Not just to see how the other half lives but to dream, get some country in and see the kids play together. To barbecue, to laugh, watch home movies and relive memories, talk about challenges and catch up on who’s doing what. We watched Keith […]

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STREAMING NETFLIX MOVIES – FOR SENIORS

April 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Family and Friends, Technology

I was told that my Facebook for Seniors Post was very helpful so here’s another. This time it’s about Netflix. The Situation: Mom wants to watch Richard Gere in Double, or Martin Scorsese’s Hugo. Perhaps Hilary Swank or the Charlie Sheen Roast? Regardless she was getting tired of running to the video store every time […]

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FACEBOOK FOR SENIORS

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Family and Friends, Social Commentary, Technology

Not too long ago my Mom gave in and told me she wanted to be on Facebook. I had tried to set her up once before but she quickly got spooked. Flash forward three or four years and she changed her mind. I was pleasantly surprise to find that, even though I canceled her account […]

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