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Of Mothers Mahjongg and More

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 05.23.2016 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

My mother managed to always see the best in every situation. I truly believe that her positive outlook helped to extend the length and quality of her life even as she tried to valiantly fight through the metastatic tumors in her body for so many years. But a positive attitude could only take her so far and eventually the tumors won out.

Why Would Anyone Willingly Visit Piscataway New Jersey? -- Mahjong Madness!

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

A couple of years ago I visited the Jewish Museum in Battery Park City, New York. There was a quirky exhibit on Mahjong.

5 Games Every Post50 Woman Should Know

Posted 11.16.2011 | Fifty

Along with dealing with defiant teens, adjusting to empty nests, and struggling through divorces - not to mention the plotting, scheming, and murder-f...

Astoria Characters: The 95-Year-Old Spring Chicken

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.26.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Don't let her age fool you. Henrietta Spilkia looks 75, and she's as vibrant as her hot-pink turtleneck and cherry-red lipstick.

It's Hip To Be Square, Apparently: Why Mah-Jongg Makes Me Cool

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith C. Carroll

Who knew a little over a year ago, when I was invited to join a small group of women for a regular game of mah-jongg, that we'd be considered "young and hip"?

Things I Never Want to Hear a Man Say

Dana Schuster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Schuster

In honor of Valentine's Day and the sweet nothings that will no doubt be tossed to and fro between lovers, I'd like to present a list of things I never want to hear a man say