Bagels, Bagels, Bagels

I am well known for being a bagel maven, meaning “expert” or “connoisseur.” Some call me a bagel snob. There are only two types of bagels: New York bagels and Montreal bagels. Everything else, including any commercial product, is inferior. Bagels were brought to America by immigrant Polish Jews, and their popularity grew in New … Continue reading Bagels, Bagels, Bagels

How Much You Pay?

I've written a lot about the trauma experienced by my parents and family. There certainly were some sad times but there were plenty of funny moments as well. I thought I would share one particular chapter in my manuscript that you might make you laugh. Everything was my father’s business, and he had no understanding … Continue reading How Much You Pay?