Author Archives: Liti

An afternoon with a painting, an non-painter and Penn & Teller

We escaped. My buddy K.D. and I took a few hours off life on a Thursday afternoon and went to see ‘Tim’s Vermeer’. Our escape took us first to Montgomery Cinema, a small old fashioned movie theater in a strip-mall … Continue reading

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Snow Day Cooking

It’s a soup kind of day. The world is white, cold and snow flakes keep falling down. It’s a soup kind of day, and it has to be rich and colorful.  I am making my version of minestrone. Chopped onion, … Continue reading

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I did not eat breakfast today – read my story

My work day today started very early… I finished working in the lab and was on my way to a daylong workshop.  I was in need for coffee and breakfast.  I found myself at the College Ave Campus of Rutgers … Continue reading

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Holocaust Day Story

Holocaust Remembrance Day is not a day for telling jokes, but since in my family we all have a good  sense of humor, I think my relatives who were murdered by the Nazis would smile  too if they could hear … Continue reading

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סרטים ישראלים לצפייה בבית

ISRAEL FILM CENTER STREAM–  sign up to watch Israeli films & television.         http://www.israelfilmcenter.org/STREAM is an initiative of the Israel Film Center at The JCC in Manhattan, a leading resource for Israeli film, expanding Israel’s emerging film … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage! Traveling to the middle of the ocean.

This summer I will away on a 5 week oceanographic research cruise in the North Atlantic, between the Azores to Iceland.  We will study an ecologically important microscopic marine plant, or phytoplankton, Emiliania huxleyi. This species forms large blooms in … Continue reading

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For the birds

When the little green table was placed near the big living room window, kindergartener Sky and her younger brother Happy (not their real names) were able to look outside and watch the birds while eating breakfast. The two kids ate … Continue reading

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