Saturday, September 7, 2013


On a gorgeous day in the city, my daughter Zsia will soon be here from NJ with her family. Time to have fun as next week could make history. We remain in ... Virgo Transition and the window between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The anniversary of 9/11 is a few days away, but I don't hear much about it from local friends and neighbors. Enjoy your weekend.


Social entrepreneurs dare to change the world   CNN - September 7, 2013
This is the first in a series of CNN Opinion pieces on people who are finding new ways to help solve the world's biggest problems.

Four beds ready to treat Internet addicts   CNN - September 7, 2013
High above the frozen Potomac River in the nation's capitol, Ryan Van Cleave stood on the Arlington Memorial Bridge, contemplating his life. It was New Year's Eve 2007, and the married father of two asked himself, "Is this really something I'm thinking about? Is my life really this out of control?" Van Cleave, an accomplished writer and college professor, had been laid off by his prestigious university as he descended into the depths of Internet addiction. He was playing online games for up to 80 hours a week. He was avoiding his real-life friends and ignoring his wife.