Randi Kreiss
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The most stunning image I saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy was a YouTube video of a huge carp hanging from a pole in the parking lot of the Woodmere Middle School on Peninsula Boulevard. more
Before you swallow that éclair, perhaps you want to consider the rest of your life. It seems a fitting time, as 2016 turns toward 2017 . . . more
In these days before Christmas, the first night of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2016, the eve of a New Year, I have been looking for signs of hope. more
And not a moment too soon. Did you hear it land on our doorsteps? Monday, at 6:29 a.m., spring actually sprang into our lives. No matter the temperature, no matter the down coats in the front closet . . . more
The American Revolution might never have happened if social media had existed in the 1770s. George Washington might have vented his fury at the Brits on his Facebook page. more
Do you know what happened on May 10, 1933? Hitler ordered the burning of some 25,000 books. Joseph Goebbels, his minister of “enlightenment and propaganda,” moved to eradicate all Jewish influence from the literature of the times. From there, Goebbels went on to censor newspapers, magazines and radio broadcasts. more
As I write this, I am setting sail from Hong Kong, on the South China Sea, north toward the Taiwan Strait, although who can say for sure? more
Sometimes the traveling shoes pinch. The most unsettling experience in these last two weeks has been . . . more
Imagine you’re the parent of a transgender child attending public school. You and your child have already had more than your share of grief, knowing that you live in a culture that doesn’t always understand or welcome difference . . . more
Bullish? Bearish? Last week The New York Times featured an article in which “top investors” offered their predictions for the economy in the coming year. more
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