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So you want to vote for Chris Christie on November 5th?

After Sandy, just a year ago, I thought it was super-cool that Governor Christie wore his fleece and hugged stood next to President Obama and showed concern for residents who had had their lives upended and submerged and interrupted. And admittedly, I … Continue reading

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Surviving Survivor’s Guilt with Action

Like a lot of people who were lightly affected by Hurricane Sandy (or Irene or Katrina or  Ike or…), I felt – and still feel – an incredible amount of Survivor’s Guilt when I enjoy snuggling on my own couch … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Post-Sandy Produce

It wasn’t quite Manna from Heaven, but when I went out on November 1st to start cutting back the garden, I found a perfect yellow pepper and a ripe tomato.  Considering that I had cut up all our peppers as … Continue reading

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Tia’s Food of Love Helps to Stock Hurricane Sandy Shelters

I’ve got a lot to say about surviving the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in varying degrees, but I won’t say it. Basically, I can’t. It would come from a place of having only lost power for 48 hours and submitting … Continue reading

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The Chai Cycle is On Call

The Hurricane Super-Storm Sandy disruptions to NJ Transit and electricity seem miniscule when held up against the destruction and loss of life on the Jersey Shore and Staten Island and the other heavily impacted areas. (I use heavily in a relative … Continue reading

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Memories of the Grove Street Horror Show

The dentist at this corner house in Clifton has had ups and downs regarding reactions to his displays for Hallowe’en and Christmas.  I love when people put huge amounts of effort into making life even more interesting than green grass … Continue reading

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