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Glad I Saw It: Dad’s Pie at Manny’s Diner

My family had a very busy weekend, and we decided that a diner was exactly what the Daddy ordered for dinner on Sunday. Our foursome was exhausted from the day as well as daylight savings; 7 PM was already late … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: From Whence Empathy Comes

Oh dear. I was trying so hard — and hating every moment of it.

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Glad I Saw It: Right-Sized Butt

With all the liking of big butts and wanting smaller butts and bemoaning flat butts and finding jeans to give you a round butt — how about we all just love our own butts for what they are: Exactly the … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Rosette

There are lots of fancy, sharp, curated, manicured details around this town that make an autumn walk a pleasure for the senses. But what makes it truly interesting are the many details mixed in that represent an organic wearing down … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Autumnal Diva

Autumn is a glorious diva in this corner of the New Jersey suburbs. Stop and look up as you walk about. Take a moment to breathe deeply and enjoy the show. * One caveat: If you hear a lot of … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: New and Old School

These two men were not together. In fact, I don’t think one even noticed the other while they sat just inches apart. But I thought it made for an interesting juxtaposition of old and new as one sat engrossed in … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Performance Space with a Preschooler

I’m working on a review – more like a “get yourself over to this place!” – of Newark’s NJPAC. But I just can’t wait to share this photo. It makes my heart melt. Amidst the bustle of touring the NJPAC … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Slippers

A morning walk in Anderson Park yielded interesting results. My walking companion and I noticed these cozy slippers waiting patiently in the grass. We immediately looked up to see if someone was relaxing up in the leafy canopy. There was … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: EECHEERA at the Post Office

Standing in line at the Montclair Post Office, I was greeted by this official USPS message. Please let me know what you think it means in comments. Best answer gets a super cool prize. Seriously, it’s super cool. Not HOT … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Sleepy Gargoyle

I always smile when passing this house on Upper Mountain. The two gargoyles at the base of the long path up to the front door look sleepy, but still formidable.  The house is a gorgeous, be-columned* and classic-looking mansion. And … Continue reading

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