In the kitchen with Nan-Nan

Source I visited my grandmother every summer.  We called her Nan-Nan. Nan-Nan liked to cook and bake and I liked to eat.  Especially sweets. Nan-Nan made lemon meringue pie. This was one of my favorites. I liked the high fluffy meringue and the tart lemon custardy filling.  Nan-Nan also made chocolate cake with chocolate fudge […]

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Matching Polo Shirts

Source This is part of a memoir series on my friendship with Renee who I met in college and focuses mainly on our escapades during our late teens and early twenties.  Renee and I did all kinds of goofy things including wearing matching clothes.  One matching thing we had were yellow green and red striped […]

graduations

Source This is part of a memoir series on my friendship with Renee who I met in college and focuses mainly on our escapades during our late teens and early twenties.  I attended Renee’s graduation from business school at the University of Michigan and she attended my law school graduation from the University of Virginia […]

Yorkville

Source This is part of a memoir series on my friendship with Renee who I met in college and focuses mainly on our escapades during our late teens and early twenties.  Renee grew up on the upper East Side of Manhattan.   Her neighborhood was called Yorkville and I absolutely loved it.  It includes Carl Schurz […]