Who knew a fellow with a personality like Jeffrey Steingarten projects on television would be a sucker for Fruitcake. As he states, not he, until he married his Mormon wife, a Smith. What he doesn’t know is that, I, growing up in a Jewish household, had a mother who coveted her Christmastime fruitcakes. She made [...]

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Formal night has been changed from tomorrow to tonight because we are heading towards a hurricane in the Caribbean. If I bothered to pick up a daily news report I would be able to give the name of said hurricane but part of the expression ‘getting away’ means falling into an oblivious state of mind. [...]

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(and my email hacked) And the Girl Who Wanted To. Thank G_d for Jeffrey Steingarten. Thank G_d for Jeffrey Steingarten. This became my mantra for my 14 day cruise on the supposed elegant, Five Star cruise ship Century, belonging to the fleet of the supposed 5 star Ship Liner known as Celebrity. In fact and [...]

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