A great deal has been written about Alan Freed, the man who coined the term rock n roll. First the biography and then the real story of the man as the teens who knew him saw.      Albert James Freed was...
The family meeting took place and it wasn’t at all what any of us expected.Dad’s cognitive deficiencies are far more then we had thought. He will not recover from the physical constraints of the stroke.So the question to us...where...
The 4th article in the Dad’s Had a Stroke Series under our stories section.For those of you that read my first 3 articles, I don’t want to minimize the 5+ weeks Dad spent in the hospital before being transferred...
I’ve heard it said that a bond between a grandparent and a grandchild can be a magical one. If I could properly find the words to describe my deep connection with my late Nonna, my maternal grandmother, this piece...
When I write about the artists in, “Forgotten Rock n Rollers”, some people misunderstand my reasoning. To me any singer or rock n roller that does not have name recognition in todays society is to me forgotten and that...
Rock n Roll Music have had many pioneering groups that made the transition from R&B to early Rock n Roll. Although The Platters came before them and set the recording world on fire, their smooth sounds got the attention...
The 5th article in the Dad's Had a Stroke Series under our stories section.Nice place…staff seems nice and you just need to park out front and walk in. And I mentioned before I am saving about 30minutes each way...
Dad’s Had a Stroke Series - A Caregiver Journey - The BeginningIt was a typical Saturday morning, out grabbing groceries and running some errands when my sister called my cell phone. I remember continuing walking through the store with my...
Brooklyn has had it’s share of great personalities and stars from today’s richest woman, Judge Judy to singing stars, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Neil Sedaka, Carole King and hundreds of vocal groups that graced the airwaves of the 50’s...
Marlene's Story: Marlene, 63, had been taking care of her grandchildren for several months. Her daughter was having problems, including an abusive relationship. Children's Aid has a priority list when placing children in foster care. If at all possible, they...