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dream believer

Just a few words to sum up my feelings on this 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The words, actually, are Ted Kennedy’s from the 1980 Democratic Convention. But they speak volumes both about that incredible, historical day in August of 1963 and that incredible, […]

just coasting

As someone who has spent her life in New York and LA, it’s hard not to compare the two coasts. While some comparisons are obvious — LA has better weather, New York has a better skyline — the real differences, I think, are in the details. Best Baseball Uniforms ¬†Yankee pinstripes beat Dodger blue every […]

like riding a bicycle

Can two people who were married for many years, have three grown children, and have been divorced for ten years share a dance like it’s old times? (Cue The Odd Couple theme.) In the movie It’s Complicated, Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin play such a couple (Jane and Jake Adler), who find themselves at a […]