Category: Grey Matters

Author Judith Kristen To Discuss New Book On Bereavement

Local author and All Around Pennsauken columnist Judith Kristen will be discussing her latest book, “The Art and Grace of Communication: Healing Broken Hearts After the Loss of a Loved One,” on Thursday, May 4, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at

Looking Back On A Well-Lived Decade, With Much More To Come

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Well, here it is, April of 2017. And on April 3, it will be my 69th birthday, the last of my 60’s and one more move closer to the BIG 7-0.

Irish For A Day, Magical Memories That Last A Lifetime

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist I guess it’s because I was raised around so many Irish Catholic families that yours truly tips her Viking helmet happily, every year, in celebration and honor of St. Patrick’s Day. You know there’s a

Turning A Tragic 36th Anniversary Into Something Positive

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist For a generation of kids back in the 1960s a band from Liverpool came into our hearts and never left. Here we are 52 years later and our grandchildren are Beatles fans. February 7, 1964

Savoring The Many Seasons Of the Garden State

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist July in New Jersey. And yes, my beloved California friends who read this column regularly, it is NOT the heat, it IS the humidity. There are July days here when it’s only 78 degrees, but

Sunday Mornings, Jelly Doughnuts, And Fond Memories

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Do you think it’s a coincidence that National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, Jelly Doughnut Day, and Father’s Day all are all celebrated in the same month? Not much of a happenstance in my eyes, folks.

Celebrating 68 Fabulously Groovy Years

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist By the time you have this month’s AAP in your hands, I’ll be just two days short of my 68th birthday. Now most of us, after say age 40, don’t do much about birthdays for

Remembering The Love And Kindness Of Mark Fillari

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist If you were a customer at the Merchantville Post Office, then you surely knew Mark Fillari. And not just because Mark was an exceptional postal worker for 30 years; it was because Mark was an

A Love Affair Long Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist My magnum opus to love in the month of February generally has but two themes: my permanent crush on my husband, Andrew, or my ongoing romance with the Beatles over the last 52 years. This

Focusing On Things To Be Truly Thankful For

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Not that you can tell, but I wrote this column a day late and a dollar short. But, my ever-wonderful boss and friend, Frank Sinatra, understands why, and so here it is – and my

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