Category: Grey Matters

Hey Jude! Sharing A Slice Of America With Friends From Overseas

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist How do I love thee, Pennsauken… let me count the ways. And here’s how it goes: Andrew’s and my dear friends, Jude and George Inglis from the lovely town of Hull in Yorkshire, England, came

“Mrs. Wordsmith” And The Joy Of Shining In Our Own Way

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Deadline? Column? I didn’t have one single thought in my head as to what to write for my August AAP article. And then, waiting for me in my computer, was a letter from an old

Her Baby He’ll Be: Remembering Jonathon

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist He was born on a beautiful spring morning on March 21, 1970. The skies were picture perfect and a soft wind ruffled the trees and the scent of the newly formed flowers greeted him as

Honoring Our Loving And Dedicated Caregivers

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist The mothers of all of us, above and beyond biology, whether we realize it or not, are service workers. In these harried times, there are so many things we rely on others to do for

AAP’s Judith Kristen Celebrates A Day In Beatles’ History

Being Lucky Enough On Saint Patrick’s Day

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! I say that with such a smile on my face you’d think I was actually Irish. Although I’m of Scandinavian descent, I was surrounded all of my life by the joy,

A Home That Is Patiently Waiting For One Special Owner

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day! Originally my column was going to be about a lady by the name of Esther A. Howland, known as, “The Mother of the American Valentine.” Then, as I’ve been

A New Year’s Resolution Worth Making… And Keeping

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! First of all, I wish everyone, everywhere joy, good health, peace, love, and happiness in this upcoming year! Second of all… how are you doin’ with your New Year’s resolutions? Did you

Having Thanksgiving Every Day Of The Year

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Here I am, the “Gypsy of Pennsauken,” writing my Thanksgiving column to you from Los Angeles. Looking back, I see that most all of my holiday columns are quite traditional, New Jersey based, and there’s

Enjoying A Candy Bar And A Laugh This Halloween

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist That time is upon us once again… the time of ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night. Halloween is a happy holiday fest full of chills and

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