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
They emerged from the ashes of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school massacre on Feb. 14. They tended their wounds, reached out to one another for comfort, and somehow drew purpose and energy from the trauma they had survived. more
After my mother died, my grown kids thought it would be good for me to have a couple of grandkids around for two weeks. You know, distraction and so forth. Let the young people lift my spirits and get me going. more
Last week, more than a day late and certainly more than a dollar short, Ivanka Trump announced the closing of her clothing company. She is so not the role model for the average American working woman, and her bottom line . . . more
Nora Ephron said that everything is copy, and in the life of a columnist, that is especially true. You live your life and observe your life at the same time . . . more
Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California. more
A big tell in life is how people feel about their birthdays. In recent years I’ve been feeling quite good about mine, shocking as they are in number and perceived frequency. Having had one recently . . . more
Who ever dreamed that the only honest broker in the story of the Trump administration would be the porn star who once considered a run for the Senate? I mean, just add another ring to the political circus . . . more
Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . . more
One of the most fascinating spaces to occupy is a boundary area, where one reality bleeds into the next. As I write, I’m on the border between my ordinary life and celebrity headlines. I’m struggling with the shocking suicides of two famous people . . . more
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