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Glad I Saw It: Creativity Caravan

The Creativity Caravan, owned and operated by Amy Tingle and Maya Stein, has a new home at 28 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. With programs like a #SocialSketch, letter writing, and Retablo Workshops, there is something for everyone — no matter … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor with Italian Pastry

Today is about getting back to hyper-local love. As I came back from the bus stop yesterday afternoon, I saw a crinkly white bag on top of my mailbox. Oh Jeez, I thought, did someone leave something nasty as a “quit being … Continue reading

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When Ages Collide: Diagnosis

While weathering Sandy’s wrath, my home – which got power back after two days – became our neighbors’ home; they got power back after ten days. It was surprisingly easy, and it came with a variety of benefits. One of … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Lovers on a Pedestal

Who needs trying-too-hard fan fiction when you’ve got friends like mine? Not only did this home have gorgeous paintings by the father of the mother of the birthday boy. (Good luck figuring that one out.) But talk about making kiddie … Continue reading

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Suburban Living: Treats at the Door

So we got home after five days away to discover that The Star Ledger had not stopped the paper (generous!), but a kind neighbor had put them up on the stoop to keep them off the walkway.  Amidst the papers, … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Color from Above and Below

A day or two ago, my daughter must have picked up a dozen huge yellow leaves from the ground around the back of Watchung Plaza.  There were still plenty left on the trees, and the light coming through was lovely. … Continue reading

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No Charge for Being Neighborly

Since I’m not particularly up on the latest news, and since I haven’t regularly read The Wall Street Journal since my first semester in college (The front page was so easy to read in lectures with all the little boxes … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Magnolias

First come the magnolia trees, later come the azaleas.  My neighbors have this gorgeous tree out in front.  It’s a pleasure to live next to.  I don’t even mind the falling petals all over my car.  The bud-shells (I don’t … Continue reading

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