The Sound of Kids Playing Together

With some schools open and everyone walking on edge trying to navigate these rough pandemic waters, it is such a joy to see children playing together again. Walking the tight rope between preventing transmission of COVID, preventing social isolation, stunted development of social skills and loneliness, schools are cautiously open, most with a hybrid between…

An Old Fashioned Independence Day…

Baking a red, white and blue flag pie. Raising the flag. Decorating picnic tables with Red, White and Blue napkins. This year our choices for celebrating the Fourth of July are limited. Many of our favorite community and government-sponsored events have been canceled. There will be no parades, concerts, craft fairs or seafood festivals. Social…

Magical HISTORY Tour

Last night it was Ossining Historical Society Museum. Last week the venue was Scattered Books Bookstore in Chappaqua. I’m on a roll — meeting fans of history and avid readers in two of my haunts close to home. THANK YOU to all friends and fans who joined me in celebrating my book launch last week.…