Grateful

Dena Nisenfeld Forster died this past Sunday. We buried her on Tuesday. Beloved by family and friends, I had the good fortune to call her […]

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Si sta bene in Trieste

I am so happy to be in Italy after a nearly two-year hiatus from international travel. Italy is one of the places in the world […]

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Aaron Tempkin (Tim) Beck, MD

Brilliant Thinker. Visionary Pioneer. Generous Mentor. Passionate Humanitarian. Tireless Scientist. These accolades are sometimes nothing more than hyperbole. In the case of Dr. Aaron (Tim) […]

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Halloween: Oh What a Fright

Zombies, graveyards, haunted houses, witches, goblins. How did it happen that we have this holiday that indulges all things spooking, scary and frightening? Celebrating Halloween […]

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Remembering Colin Powell

When I hear the name Colin Powell, I think “hero.” His death at age 84 on this past Monday, October 18th, marked the passing of […]

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The Facebook Files

As I was preparing for my drive from Baltimore to New York last week, my daughter-in-law suggested that I pass the time by listening to […]

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Memory Making

Exactly three weeks ago today, my oldest son got married. Brendan and his bride, Hiromi, were beaming on this sunny, breezy afternoon in the garden, […]

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