List-chief

My cousin Vikki is notorious for her list making.  She keeps a grocery list on the refrigerator at all times, and if something is needed in the house she declares, ”Write it down!”  I decided to make a tiny addition to her list that everyone could agree upon: [ Read More ]

Share a Salad With a Stranger

I recently attended my friend Sandi’s short film screening on the lower west side. Before the screening started she invited me to go out to Patsy’s, a pizza place, for pizza and beer after the screening was over. “Who all is coming?” I asked. “A few friends.” She said. [ Read More ]

The Tattletale and the Whistleblower

I was with my little cousins Marli, who’s 5, and Ben, who’s 12.  Marli was blowing a plastic whistle she had gotten from a Chuckie Cheese, really loudly.  Ben, being the 12-year-old big brother, asked her to stop, but she kept blowing the whistle louder and louder. [ Read More ]

Smiles For All