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Why I’m Furious with Robin Williams

I remember watching Mork and Mindy as a child and running around saying nanu nanu. I thought Robin Williams was a talented actor and admired him for his ability to make people laugh. He seemed like “one of us,” approachable. I also thought that it was really cool that we shared a first name. And with his death, the world is a little less funny and a little less bright.

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Good Deeds, In Threes – Part 1

Right now I’ve got a lot going on. Most of it stressful and stuff that I cannot discuss publicly. My level of anxiety is very high and I feel like I have an adrenaline rush much of the time. I am hoping that by the end of next week things will be less stressful and I’ll be able to regain my balance. (more…)

Tattoos and Piercings: What Would My Mother Think? Part 3

This is the final post about tattoos and piercings.  Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 can be found here.

After reading my posts on tattoos and piercings, I am certain that you are curious:  you must be wondering where this is going.  When I started writing, I had a good idea of where I’d end.  However, as I’ve written these posts, I’ve wondered if I’ve presented a  contradictory viewpoint.  And, I’ve come to the conclusion that my personal opinions are not as “liberal” as I thought, and I’ve journeyed to someplace I didn’t think I’d go.
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Tattoos and Piercings: What Would My Mother Think? Part 1

I remember when I got my ears pierced.  It was a VERY big deal.  I don’t remember the discussions that my parents had, but I know that my dad was against it.  I know that it took a long time for my mom to convince my dad.  And I remember being very excited. (more…)

Good Morning

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Return of the Blogger

It’s funny how something that was so important can quickly become irrelevant.  Blogging was very important to me and it was there for me through some very difficult times in my life.  And, then it wasn’t. (more…)

Happy 45th Anniversary Mom and Dad

Today my parents, Richard and Emily Horowitz, will celebrate their 45th Anniversary.  They had yellow roses at their wedding.   I gave them yellow roses for their 25th wedding anniversary at my wedding which was only a few days after their anniversary.

Mom and Dad – Happy Anniversary.  I love you.

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