The healing power of corned beef on rye (for dad & me)*

My dad – Marvin Epstein – is 83 years old. Recently, he fell and broke his hip and for the past week, he’s been in bed at a Dix Hills rehabilitation facility, somewhat incoherent and agitated from pain meds. The other evening, my mom had plans to go into NYC with a friend and I … Continue reading The healing power of corned beef on rye (for dad & me)*

A tale of N Carolina

”It was the best of times. It was the worst of times” ... 2017 was that kind of year for me. Sharp contrasts ranged from heathcare issues, to joyous family occasions (like my niece’s wedding up in Holiday Valley). From my cat Lucy suffering sudden severe diabetes, to (miraculously) being diabetes-free a couple of weeks … Continue reading A tale of N Carolina