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Category Archives: New York City
On Saturday I went to New York with our son and daughter-in-law and the three kids. We took the bus–were there within two hours. So easy!
James Thurber. What a wonderful legacy he left to us in his writings and his cartoons. Burton Bernstein has written a biography of the man in 528 pages . . .
What a romp. Hitting right on the mark of growing up in Brooklyn in the early 1940s– and the dialogue getting comfortably under your skin . . .
I know you—you’ll be looking it up on the internet to see if you can read it for free—-but be careful!
Ah, I loved this puzzle! And I was challenged by this puzzle. Here’s the box with the photo:
Yes, it’s National Jigsaw Puzzle Day! I hope you have the day off as I do . . . I have a pretty interesting puzzle going—one from the Dickens Museum House in London. It shows little scenes from all his … Continue reading
Different. And it almost works. Cora, a thirty-six year old woman from Wichita, Kansas, is asked to be a chaperone for Louise Brooks. Louise is fifteen years old, a dance student, and wants to go to New York to study … Continue reading
If all you want in a murder mystery is a bickering wealthy family, a ritzy casino, an anonymous letter, and lots of poisonings –all set in New York City—the casino’s on West 73rd—this one’s for you!
Why are you so successful at what you do? Can you think of any reasons why you might have had a lucky lift up along the way? Someone you knew? Where you went to school? Because you did your homework? … Continue reading