Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Sand House

Everyone needs a place they can go where a sense of calm descends as soon as you enter.  It might be figurative, but in this instance I mean it literally.  It’s a sensual experience, part smell part visual, and it’s … Continue reading

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After Trayvon

  I tend to shy away from racial issues on this forum, and the only other time I can recall commenting was in the context of Jackie Robinson and racial tensions that linger in Philadelphia to this day.  I side … Continue reading

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News from the Shore

Welcome to our soon-to-be Shore neighbors, the Freemans! …. and back down Ocean Avenue from Belmar to to PPB to feed Jack and Jill, Jack querying “Yo, Where’s Oma?”.       And toward day’s end, some beautiful rays over … Continue reading

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Just Beachey on PPB

                     

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All-Stars

Big Joe Henry broadcast the show today from Monmouth Park Race Track, where they had a Classic Auto Show.  The Goldstein Girls grabbed a classic moment with Big Joe. Speaking of cars, a beautiful Sunday on the boardwalk with St. … Continue reading

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The Lake: Same As It Ever Was

           

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Another First

Miriam gets out to her first Big Joe since hip revision surgery, still some dispute as to whether PT once weekly is sufficient (PT says no; orthopedic surgeon says yes).  We were curious, with SandyCastle occupying Joe’s space, where the … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Our Fathers

One of my most prized possessions is the collector’s edition of Pirkei Avot, annotated and illuminated by Rabbi Yonah Weinrib.  Yonah and I were classmates in the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia, graduating class of 1969.  I recall Yonah as a … Continue reading

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Another Post-Surgical First

First trip down the steps to the back yard with bread since the revision.  Oma feeds Jack & Jill, while Jack snaps at any goose who gets too close to Jill.  We feed the geese sparingly, as we don’t need … Continue reading

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A Day to Celebrate

July 4 is a holiday at the very heart of this country, celebrating the document that preceded action.  Many deliberations and deliberate actions have been required for Pt. Pleasant Beach to be what it is today, greatly restored since Sandy … Continue reading

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