Monthly Archives: "December 2015"


December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments Offbeat: New Year, New Brain

  “Make a list of all of the thoughts and behaviors that you want to get rid of. I don’t care how long it is, and we’ll get rid of them.” — Dr. Errol Gluck...

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Millions of New Yorkers are making resolutions that could actually improve the quality of life here (i.e., losing weight means more seats on the subway!) but could so easily go the other way (i.e., “Really...

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Parents. They spend the first 18 years of your life counting down the days until you’re out of the house, but once you’re all moved out and have a career, a life, and a significant...

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December 25, 2015 | 1 Comments Scoop Du Jour: My Jewish Christmas

“The only gift is a portion of thyself.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson   I love Christmas: The glittery lights, the heady pine smell on the streets, the sweater wearers. I even like the red Starbucks...

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December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments Vintage Gossip: A Sister for Christmas

I always wanted a sister. I already had a brother, so… I was sixteen and my brother was thirteen when my sister Samantha was born. My mother was in her late thirties, my father (after...

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