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
Of course, we have to have a summer to take up the subject of summer reading. Which reminds me of a great book about Krakatoa, the island that was blown to oblivion in 1883 . . . more
What do an NFL player and a Google engineer have in common? Their stories have ignited an ongoing debate on freedom of speech at a time when . . . more
It is a clichéd cinematic device: A character glances up from what she’s doing and catches her reflection in a mirror. She gazes deeply, actually looking into her soul. more
The rules change as you get older. My parents always told me, “Never talk to strangers,” and that is still excellent advice for the young. But now my abiding rule . . . more
Dear John McCain, As Americans celebrate Memorial Day, we remember our debt to you. Many of us know that during the Vietnam War, you served not just with distinction . . . more
I had decided to write about cauliflower this week. I imagined a nice midsummer column on a vegetable that’s boring, white and gassy. What a delightful distraction from . . . more
Consider the White House. Never have so many arrogant, egocentric and narcissistic personalities gathered under one tent. In a world where some of our most admired and inspirational leaders have also been the most humble . . . more
Rinat Akhmetshin. Remember the name. He may be an answer to an esoteric political trivia question in a few years. more
They’ve got you coming and going. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the Long Island Rail Road, seems to be saying, “Not my job.” more
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