Dear Mr. Zinsser

October 30, 2016 Dear Mr. Zinsser, We never shook hands or formally introduced ourselves, but we met ten years ago when you spoke at the Hudson Valley Writers Center in Ossining, New York. The late July sun poured in through the windows of the long, rectangular room, making the hardwood floors glisten in the summer …

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Organized Bedlam

When people first walk in my front door, they often gasp. “Wow, it’s so clean,” or “Where’s all your clutter?” I pride myself on the minimalist look and feel of our first floor. When we moved to a ten-year-old house in Raanana, Israel from a one-hundred-year-old Tudor in White Plains, New York, we lost the charm and warmth …