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Cakes, And Pies, And Family, Oh My!

August 11, 2022 A couple of months ago I got off the fence and bought a plane ticket to visit my brother and his family in San Diego, spurred on by a birthday text from my youngest niece, Denise, in December. She and I had baked biscuits together when I…


Seder 2022…Finally!

April 27, 2022 Two weeks ago we attended our first Seder celebration in two years. The two years that COVID kept us all from gathering at the table has been the longest decade of my life, let me tell you. I’m not Jewish but there’s something about this particular Passover…


Unintended Hiatus

May 24, 2021 From writing but not from baking. In January we moved from the Upper West Side down to East Midtown. Why move in the middle of a pandemic? You do what you have to do when you have to do it. Suffice it to say our old landlord…


A Much Quieter Birthday

December 5, 2020 Today is my birthday. Normally this is a day that's filled with baking and with friends sitting around the apartment enjoying each other's company. This year things are a little different, but that's the nature of 2020. 2020 has forced us all to adapt, to be more…

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Election Expectations

I won’t lie. I’ve been more than a bit concerned as the election’s gotten closer. We are truly at a turning point here in our country. We’ll either choose a path that will, with hard work and commitment, lead to a society that embraces equality in all its forms, pursues…