Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pictorial Homage to Candlewood Lake – Thistle Island CT

We’re having the pleasure of spending the weekend on Candlewood Lake of Thistle Island in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with the Irwins and Topiols.  Fasciating history in this place, the 11 mile man-made lake created in the 1920s by flooding the valley to an … Continue reading

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Banal Retentive

“I got the nicest, nicest, nicest email ever.  And I was like, Oh My God!  And then I was like, whatever.”

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Excellent Version of the Classic Marcus Pincus Joke

… with props to the friend who sent along the link, who shall remain anonymous …

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HAPPY FLAG DAY!

— which also means Happy 13th Anniversary Sarina & David, and Happy Birthday Eva, who would have been 57 today, and who we promised never to forget.

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Old Wine New Flasks

It was on Memorial Day Weekend that Miriam and I took the girls to a Lakewood Blue Claws game, stopping on the way for them to browse The Children’s Place while I ducked in to Judaica Plaza.  My eyes didn’t … Continue reading

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Mannequin With Attitude

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Who Was Barack’s Mother?

This has nothing to do with the hullabaloo about Barack Obama’s birth certificate vis-a-vis citizenship.  That issue has apparently been put to rest, a long-winded summary of the matter available through Snopes.  I’m only mentioning the question of who was … Continue reading

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