A Visit to Colony Point Part 2: Artifacts of A Life Being Lived

What do you fill your home with when you don't have a lot of stuff but have a lot of memories? Here is the "dig" that shows you one retired Jewish couple's priorities and perhaps reflects more than just themselves. From cruising memories to grandkids to the music of an era and keeping up with … Continue reading A Visit to Colony Point Part 2: Artifacts of A Life Being Lived

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The American Jewish Pilgrimage: From New York To Florida

In a few hours I hope on an airplane to go visit my parents for the weekend. My parents are of retirement age and native New Yorkers: both born and raised in the Bronx, having lived the bulk of their adult lives in the New York metro area. So, it stands to reason (according to … Continue reading The American Jewish Pilgrimage: From New York To Florida

Office Acculturation 103: Workplace Rituals

Language and attire are critical signifiers of office culture, as discussed in previous "chapters". However, in order to become fully socialized into the unique subculture of any corporate setting, it is important to integrate into the regular rituals of the social group. There are several rituals unique to the office environment that take place in … Continue reading Office Acculturation 103: Workplace Rituals