THE DIVIDING LINE

THE DIVIDING LINE

I used to think that the dividing line between youth and advanced age was taste in music. Now, as I scoot my cart down the aisles...

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YEAR OF THE RETURN, PART 1

YEAR OF THE RETURN, PART 1

On a scale of 1 to 10, my interest in visiting Accra, Ghana was about 3. This had nothing to do with the country itself; in my mind it just seemed ...

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REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

Derived from the Latin words aqua marinus, meaning “water of the sea,” aquamarine is a beryl that ranges from the almost clear blue green...

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ONE HISTORY, OF MANY...

ONE HISTORY, OF MANY...

My parents are moving to the neighborhood! Since my husband and I first moved to Montclair, they have been enamored this quiet little enclave...

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A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR

A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR

Expectations are high. Intentions filled with optimism have been set, and thanks to a self-imposed period of cocooning at home after Christmas...

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THE SPACE BETWEEN

THE SPACE BETWEEN

Happy Holidays! I always look forward to the last week of the year with great anticipation. Now that the frenzy of the holiday has passed...

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FALL: BRING IT ON!

FALL: BRING IT ON!

I LOVE this time of year. After Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer arrives, fall beckons with promise. With summer memories still fresh...

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