HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my gentle readers! I pray you rang in the New Year 2019 with people you love and care about. Two years ago, I posted lyrics from a Tim McGraw song, “Humble and Kind” written by Lori McKenna which always touches my soul especially the last paragraph. “Don't take for granted the love this life gives you, When you get where you're going don't forget turn back around, And help the next one in line, Always stay humble and kind.” If only we could use this mantra in our every day lives……..
2018 brought much joy, two new baby girls born into our family, and heartache, a number of our loved ones passed away. Some health issues and family issues occurred that we faced head-on. You can make resolutions, promises and goals, but when
I hope you, my gentle readers, had a blessed and joyous Christmas, Kwanzaa (12/26-1/1) and/or Boxing Day (12/26) for those of you who live in the U.K.
Did you attend the Property Tax Exemption Event sponsored by Councilman Steve Matteo at the JCC on Thursday. If you disagree with your Notice of Property Value (NOPV) or Assessed Value, you have the right to appeal to the New York City Tax Commission by 3/15/19. To file an appeal, visit the Tax Commission at www.nyc.gov/html/taxcomm, download TC108 and TC108INS forms and mail in your appeal before 3/15/19.
Did you take your family to Con Edison Family Science Night: Planetary Science at the Greenbelt Nature Center, build a Gingerbread House at the Stapleton Library or make toys at the