Tag Archives: NYC

Talking to strangers

I have never understood parents who tell their kids not to talk to strangers.  Since 99.9% of the people you will encounter in life are strangers, this seems like really bad advice.   Rather than teaching kids to fear strangers, … Continue reading

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Little wonders

Many of the wonders in New York City are hard to miss – Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, the Intrepid, the Statue of Liberty, the Freedom Tower. Others go virtually unnoticed unless you know where to look. For … Continue reading

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March 28 photo of the day

In New York City, certain things get photographed a lot. The Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and Grand Central Station spring to mind. In this month of photos, I’ve tried to stay away from the obvious … Continue reading

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Winter in photos

It’s been a long winter. On days like today, when temperatures once again struggle to reach the upper 20′s, the wind is blowing and there is a threat of more snow, it seems like it might never end. Writing anything … Continue reading

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Holiday weekends are a good time to be a resident in NYC.  The streets are noticeably emptier and quieter.   I suppose tourists can be found in bulk around 42nd St. and at places like Coney Island, but otherwise you … Continue reading

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The people that you meet when you’re walking down the street…

Recently a friend of Joshua’s asked him how many celebrities we’ve seen over the years, living in Manhattan. We started thinking  about it. Then we started writing down names. Then I decided to add a short description of where the … Continue reading

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My so-called “radical” life

Here’s the deal. Maya was born in a birthing center and Ben was born at home.  No drugs, no stirrups. I nursed them both past the age of three. The doctor we see practices natural medicine and neither of my … Continue reading

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Let it….snow?

I think I had other things on my mind to write about this morning when I woke up, but they were all eclipsed by the fact that it SNOWED for most of the day.   (What am I saying? It is … Continue reading

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The attack mentality

I was talking to a friend of mine today about Maya and Ben’s experiences with other children at the pool in Indiana, and she had a lot to say about the matter, having been raised in a rural area of … Continue reading

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Life Learning in the City – pass it on

Looking on line today, I was researching other unschooling/life learning blogs.   On the list of the Top 50 Unschooling blogs were the following: Majikfaerie:  Adventures in being a majik faerie;  unschooling, midwifing, natural living, rainbow life.    This blog is … Continue reading

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