Randi Kreiss
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I hit a bump driving through New Jersey last week, just as the sun was going down. Boom! It felt as if the insides of the car (known colloquially as the kishkes) fell out . . . more
My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months … more
No, really, it was a dark and stormy day. And our luck, a Komodo dragon was chasing us down a rain-slicked jungle path in Indonesia. My husband tripped and fell in the mud . . . more
We’ve hit a rough patch in America. For the first time in memory, the eyes of the world are looking toward us with more pity than admiration. Our burnished reputation, earned through decades of … more
“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way. more
This morning I asked my mother, 94, if she was ever sexually harassed. Most days, over our coffee, we share an amiable silence. But waking up to . . . more
Our Thanksgivings are different from many, in that our kids travel from far-flung places and move in for the entire week. This is a plus-minus experience . . . more
Do I write from the Thanksgiving playbook about raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, or do I write from the heart? Lately, authenticity seems more important than ever, so permit me to write from the heart. more
You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . . more
There is nothing, absolutely nothing, that would tempt me to relive my teenage years. Even if time travel came with my internet connection . . . more
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