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An Open Letter to Roger Goodell
September 12, 2014
To The Editor: Dear Mr. Goodell, You’ve lost all credibility. Ray Rice beat up his fiancé Janay Palmer in Feb...
A Tale of Two Churches
September 10, 2014
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is among the most articulate Catholic voices in the United States. His column below, which first...
A Lesson in Priorities
August 28, 2014
Two items are worth noting this week. Together, they're a lesson in priorities. Here's the first item. A doctor friend qui...
Letter: Hansen a Strong Voice for Educating Our Future Leaders
August 23, 2014
To the Editor: My grandsons Conor and Max were my initial inspiration for focusing on education as a State Senate candidate,...
Supersize Your Smoothie
July 10, 2014
Supersize with Superfoods... In a world of continuously expanding processed food factories, the mainstream media has made it their...
June 30, 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014 Today I am grateful for Mexican furniture. If you follow my daily posts, you will remember that yester...
June 30, 2014
Sunday, June 29, 2014 Today I am grateful for wind chimes. I have a very small patio that gets almost no sun, so instead of ...
June 30, 2014
Hey peeps. If you are a follower of my "gratitude" blog/posts, then sit tight because I'm going to be posting about a tr...
June 28, 2014
Friday, June 27, 2014 Today I am grateful for wash baskets. But first. . .“Where is your post today!” “I d...
June 28, 2014
Saturday, June 28, 2014 Today I am grateful for car rattles. During the test drive of my “new” car a few days ag...
A Chorus Line
June 26, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014 Today I am grateful for the musical, A Chorus Line. Last night we saw the production at Muhlenberg C...
To Be or Not to Be a Vegetarian
June 12, 2014
A vegetarian (n.), is defined as someone who does not eat meat, and sometimes other animal products, for moral, religious, or health r...
June 2, 2014
Sunday, June 01, 2014 Today I am grateful for outside dining. I love eating outside. When there are no bugs.&nbs...
May 31, 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014 Today I am grateful for Dance Recitals. Our youngest granddaughter, Isabella, has her dance recital t...
I've Got Those Oskar Blues Again—With an Octohop Too
May 29, 2014
I hate flying. So it's good that I can travel quickly to other states by going to my local bar. I have, as of recent, been hooked ...
Editor Returns to her Stomping Grounds
May 23, 2014
Dear Readers, Did you miss me? That’s right, I am back online covering Bridgewater, and Raritan too now, and I cannot th...
Important Moments in Black History (Part 1)
February 12, 2014
In 1921, Greenwood, Oklahoma, a successful, all-black enclave north of Tulsa, was the site of the deadliest race riot in U.S. history....
Little Known Facts About East Orange
January 6, 2014
EAST ORANGE, NJ - THE "TOWN AT THE RIVER" included land extending from the Passaic River to the Orange Mountain. For one hun...
The Silent Auction; Plainfield's Mayoral Race
October 31, 2013
PLAINFIELD, NJ - From Mayor O'Keefe to the present I have watched Plainfield conduct the silent municipality auction. P...
Winning the Lottery - May Not Be All That It Adds Up To
March 27, 2013
So… you didn’t win either? Well, If you’re feeling upset about not winning – don’t. Accordi...
Has Heart Attack Grill Branding Gone Too Far?
February 21, 2013
The hospital-themed restaurant Heart Attack Grill has been in the news lately. Two heart attack deaths of frequent “patients&rdq...
CONVERSATION STARTERS: HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE RECENT TRAGEDIES?
January 30, 2013
In what seems to be a season of senseless deaths and tragedies, how do we talk with our children when sadly two apparent su...
Last minute Gift Ideas for your Teens: Gifts that Keep on Giving!
December 24, 2012
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The...
It's Time for a New Approach
December 17, 2012
I didn't want a tragedy like what happened in Newtown, Connecticut as way to introduce this column.. However, one of the themes th...