Just my Thoughts · Politics

NYS Executive Budget Presentation

Yesterday, Governor David A Paterson presented the Executive Budget for the fiscal year 2010-2011.  New York’s fiscal year runs from April 1 to March 31.  In introducing Paterson, Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravage used the word collegial twice.  This should have been a warning to all – lawmakers and others – listening and watching the presentation… Continue reading NYS Executive Budget Presentation

Just my Thoughts · Recipes

Salmon Patties

I am a huge salmon fan.  Like my fanaticism surrounding the sport of hockey, I find new and delicious ways to serve salmon all the time.  My favorite is simple and grilled on cedar planks. I have also done salmon with lentils in a crock pot.  The lentils cook all day and the salmon goes in on… Continue reading Salmon Patties

Family · Just my Thoughts

Balance, Judgment and Some Personal Thoughts

I have spent a lot of time this new year – and yes, the first month is just barely halfway through – reading and commenting on balance, perceptions and judgment.  The problem, personally, is that I was not relating these readings or my comments to my own situation. While balance is, and seemingly will always… Continue reading Balance, Judgment and Some Personal Thoughts

Board of Education · Family · Just my Thoughts

Kindergarten Conundrum

As usual, I was surfing the web and reading some of the major newspapers of the country.  I like knowing what is going on in the New York Times and The Washington Post as well as several others that are in the Midwest and the West.  Sometimes I miss something but, in that case, a… Continue reading Kindergarten Conundrum

Just my Thoughts

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Through Five for Ten on Momalom.com, I have come to meet and know a huge community of bloggers.  Most are females.  Most are mothers.  Some are married.  Some are single.  All are fantastic! I thought to myself, when I first read about “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” on one of these blog, that this was… Continue reading Won’t You Be My Neighbor?