Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Year Without a Microwave


One of the most interesting things about my previous apartment in NYC was that it had no microwave.  *GASP* I know, right?  I imagine many of you just had that reaction.  It was a simple case of not enough counter … Continue reading

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My Life as Don Draper


Today’s my birthday and while I’m pretty sure one of the greatest birthday presents ever would be inheriting Don Draper’s wardrobe and style, I’ll settle for a taste of what his (and tons of other advertising execs) life must have … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung


I was nervous a few weeks ago that I might miss out on one of my favorite seasons of the year, spring.  See here in New York we went from gross end of winter weather that still required a jacket … Continue reading

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Kids Say the Darndest Things


How many times have we all heard that saying before in our lives?  I guess I’m here to add a little more truth to it.  First of all let me say that I really believe everyone should have the wonderful … Continue reading

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Brisket, Lamb, and Taters, Oh My!


One of my favorite things about the increase in Jewish people living in my [fairly] new hometown New York?  Brisket.  And lots of it.  Another favorite of mine?  The plethora of fresh markets that love to make yummy prepared food … Continue reading

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