The "March Of The Living" draws about 8,000 participants in total, covers the two miles that lie between what was the main concentration camp at Auschwitz and Birkenau.
Last Saturday, my husband Phil and I went to visit a cat we were thinking about adopting, who was being sheltered at a vet's office in Alphabet City. The vet tech ran through the medical file with us, and then looked up and said: "If I may ask, why are you interested in adopting an amputee?"
Yesterday I attended the Indy 500, the most popular sporting event in the world. This gave me a chance to reflect on America, or Americana -- and the spectacle an encyclopedia of who we really are, and who we wish we could be.
Silverjet, the last all-business class airline flying from the U.S. to London, suspended service today. The proximate cause is the staggering cost of oil --$125 a barrel, as opposed to $55 when Silverjet started flying in 2007.