Monthly Archives: November 2010

Turkey Redux

Now that you’ve enjoyed your turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie etc., the truth is  that most of the Thanksgiving story is a myth.  All the facts aren’t known but these are some: in 1621,  ninety Wampanoag Indians (not yet known … Continue reading

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Now You See It…

Magic captivates all ages, judging from the group at NYC’s Jewish Museum flooding in to see the exhibit: Houdini, Art and Magic. Erik Weisz, the name Houdini was born with, developed killer abs and a way with straitjackets and handcuffs. … Continue reading

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Dim Sum Lunch

My cousin and I have an every- few- months ritual of a weekend dim sum lunch in  Chinatown, convenient both to her coming from Brooklyn and me from uptown.   The literal translation of dim sum is something close to  … Continue reading

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