Inquiring after my friendships, my Grandmother used to ask me, “Do you have a good gang?” I never understood this as a teen. Did she think I lived in a Little Rascals movie? As an adult I understand. She grew up in 1930s Brooklyn (not the movie version) where she needed her “gang” to help … Read moreA Good Gang – Appreciating The People Who Love You
Congratulations To David Friedlander and Jacqueline Schmidt. I admit it, I had a hard time processing this article about their wedding from today’s New York Times. I knew there were people in Brooklyn opening restaurants that only serve popovers, and shopping in artisanal hardware stores. But I was unaware that this particular strain of children … Read moreWhat’s a wedding for, anyway? These two have an interesting answer, bless their hearts.