The Mosaic On Jerusalem Avenue

Our brains are such incredible processors. The average human brain can produce as many as 12,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day, according to the...

The Glory That Is LaRosa Brothers Deli

My husband and I used to frequent local delis in our youth. At the time, we thoroughly enjoyed thick, meaty sandwiches of roast beef...

The Mighty Carolina Wren

I have always been a firm believer in messages and signs that appear to us when we least expect them. Call it intuition, divine...

Facing Change Head On

Change can be daunting, especially to those of us who resist. I’m one of those people who has worn the same outfits repeatedly, regardless...

Super Bowl Post Mortem

Super Bowl Sunday means something different to everyone. For example, there are some who head up to the local pub with a group of...

Letter: Students Need Affordable Textbooks

Affordable textbooks are the needle in the haystack for college students. The price of college has increased at 260 percent the rate of inflation...

‘70 Dinner Party Faux Pas

Show of hands: How many of you remember dinner parties? I’m not talking about the dinner parties where you have a group of friends...

Long Island Rocks

It’s been said that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Just before Christmas, I experienced this wonderful phrase firsthand. Just before Christmas Eve,...

Rosie’s Vintage

Last weekend, after a lovely celebration of our 29th anniversary at Danford’s Marina and Day Spa in Port Jefferson, my husband and I took...

A Stern Delight

As we mourn the death of former NBA Commissioner David Stern, we look back at his successful career, accomplishments and failures. We have heard...