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The “After” Birthday Party

My daughter wants an “after party” after her birthday party.

I don’t know what is more distressing.  The fact that the idea came from a 9-year-old or the that we live in a small NYC 2-bedroom apartment and the only space available for such thing is the bathroom.

Wordless Wednesday

Battery Park

Battery Park

Monica Lewinsky

Geez, I hate to be held accountable and judged years later for all the stupid things I did at 22.

Isn’t it time we hang up the blue dress?

Friday Fun Fact

Spring fever is a real syndrome. When the temperature rises during the warm spell after a long winter, there is a dilation of the blood vessels so blood can be carried to the body surface where heat can be lost quickly. People experience an energetic feeling when this happens.

Not My Daughter: When A Father Denies An ADHD Diagnosis

After years of managing the conveyor belt of forms, appointments and tests tied to a special needs child, you want the path of least resistance.  So, when my daughter asked that I hide her ADHD medicine in her violin case and drop it off at school, I didn’t hesitate.

Insane?  Silly? Embarrassing?  Yes, I agree to all.  But, for me, drug smuggling was easier than dealing with a contentious ex.

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Friday Fun Fact

According to Donald Dossey, founder of Stress Management and Phobia Institute, there’s an estimated $800 million or $900 million loss in business on Friday the 13th because people won’t fly or do business as they would normally.

Peanut Butter Lovers Unite: Our Day Is Here

There seems to be a “day” for everything, so why not a “National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day,” right?

Seriously, as a peanut butter lover, I hardly need a reason to eat what I consider to be a near perfect food.  Smooth, creamy, or crunchy, I’ll eat the stuff right out of the jar.  The hell with spreading it on any bread, celery sticks or whatever.  That’s why when I learned that Unilever took peanut butter, and paired it with another one of my favorites — ice cream — I knew they had struck culinary gold.

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