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Until we meet again

(Shawn, Kevin, Victor and Kenneth) Today we say farewell to a man who’s gone too soon… Kevin J. Forbes, my fiance’s cousin. He’s second from left in the photo above with the huge smile on his face. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Spice

July 9th marked the third anniversary since we said goodbye to my beloved Spice girl… my pooch and cherished friend. I wrote about her on that day, before I, along with Ken (my fiance), Clara and Jason (my children), Bill … Continue reading

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Chris Christie… future “cool kid”?

I’m late to the party but a couple of news items popped up this week that had to do with being fat, neither of them in favor of it.  First was word that Abercrombie & Fitch’s CEO, Mike Jeffries, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Pasteles… not a one person job

When I was a child, most of the family on my father’s side lived in Brooklyn.  I have fond memories of Sunday dinners at Abuela and Abuelo’s apartment and running around with my cousins to visit other family members who … Continue reading

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On the last day of my 40’s

Tomorrow, I turn 50.  Half a century, 5 decades, under my belt.  But it’s during the last decade where I’ve really changed and grown.  My 40’s started off shitty… newly separated with 2 teens and a new mortgage, I wanted … Continue reading

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“Come fun, come all”… unless you’re fatty, fat, fat

Yesterday, I saw a full page ad that Old Navy took out in a local newspaper.  It was touting today’s fashion show in Bryant Park, to promote their RockStar Skinny Jeans, as being for “All women.  All shapes.  All sizes.  … Continue reading

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Goodbye, farewell and Amen

This isn’t a trip I want to take and the weather is appropriately glum, chilly and rainy.  I’d rather be looking forward to hanging out with my girlfriends where all sorts of hilarity are bound to ensue.  Instead, I’m going … Continue reading

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