A time for Celebrations!

Dear Friends, The sounds of traffic outside my parents' Queens home roused me from a deep sleep this morning. As I opened my eyes, I caught a glimpse of a tiny bird jumping about on this Spring morning in New York. On my walk yesterday, I could see evidence of daffodils and tulips as they … Continue reading A time for Celebrations!

The importance of civic pride

Dear Friends, I am waking up to a beautiful day here in Queens. The typical August weather (hot, humid, cloudy) does not lessen my enthusiasm for what it is to be here during the last days of summer. The neighborhood is quiet during the week, free of school buses and the sometimes intolerable level of … Continue reading The importance of civic pride