Randi Kreiss
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The local raccoons enjoyed the last bits of turkey scraps as we wrapped up the Pilgrim candlesticks and the turkey cheese spreaders. You just can’t be too kitschy on Thanksgiving. more
The Democratic candidates for president get high marks for good behavior in last week’s debate — at least by comparison. On the very day that we witnessed a marathon of edgy testimony in the Trump impeachment hearings . . . more
I’m cooking my way through the impeachment process. This is what I do. As life shoots its slings and arrows, I head to the kitchen to vent my frustrations . . . more
The weird thing is, everyone in the room is pretending that the top presidential candidates aren’t really old. more
Almost before I was out of my doctor’s office, an email popped up on my phone asking me to take a brief survey, prodding and probing my experience, taking the vitals of my medical encounter. more
What are heavy, yet have no weight, take up no room and stay with you forever? As I pack up my family home, with the intention of selling and downsizing, the things that no mover can transport are the stories of the house and our life within its walls over the past 46 years. more
President Trump is in trick-or-treat mode, and he is scary. The irony is that the mask he wears is pretty much 24/7. more
My grandkids are learning about Woodward and Bernstein in their history classes. more
My grandfather Morris Brownstein fled the Russian Ukraine in 1912, and made the long crossing of the Atlantic from Antwerp, Belgium, to the U.S. He was 15 years old and he was alone. more
I suppose “God’s in his heaven and all’s right with the world,” as the poet Robert Browning wrote, because Rosh Hashana fell on a perfect day this year. Some years, the Jewish New Year begins while beach chairs still sit on the sand. Other years, frost is on the pumpkin. more
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