Using blank white screen laptop

Laptop Screen Extender $379.99 if ordered from the manufacturer (click here to go to the XEBEC web site)  If you are like me, your most important work tool is the laptop.    And, if you are like me, you can’t stand the fact that the laptop only has one screen and it is small.   Well, there is a solution to…

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Keys on a typewriter with Refund on the return button

I love authorizing refunds to families that transfer their prepaid funeral arrangements to Kronish Funeral Services.     Last week, I authorized a $3,000 refund to a family that transferred two prepaid arrangements to our firm, and other refunds I have authorized have been up to $5,000.  How are we able to write these refund checks?   …

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Smoky apple cider margarita fall cocktail with cinnamon, rosemary and star anise

I know I am going to really miss going to holiday parties and seeing friends at restaurants.      One of the things I love most about the holiday season is experimenting with the many whiskey drinks that almost every decent bartender seems to know and specialize in mixing. So, I know I am going to have…

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Get Your Flu Shot Pic

Congratulations on surviving election day!!  While voting is behind us, COVID-19 remains a threat to our health.  Fortunately, I have some good news to tell you about.  The seasonal flu shot can provide some protection against the most severe effects of COVID-19.  While flu shots do not appear to prevent COVID-19, there is emerging evidence…

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COVID-19 image

The CDC has just updated its list of underlying medical conditions that put individuals at risk of severe illness, or even death, from COVID-19.  This CDC guidance includes risk factors for adults as well as children.  The most prevalent risk factor that puts adult American’s in jeopardy is body weight.  According to the CDC, approximately…

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popcorn and clapperboard

When I lived in New York, I was a regular at film festivals and loved the experience.  Film festivals have provided a venue for many iconic blockbusters, and independent and rising directors, actors, and producers use film festivals to introduce their work to audiences.  Film festivals level the competitive playing field between large budget studios…

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Pic of carnival cruise ship for sale

Did you know that for a few million dollars you can buy a Carnival, Holland America, or and Princess cruise ship?   That’s right…your favorite ship can be yours.   The Carnival Holiday cruised the Caribbean for decades, with South Florida being its home from 1985 through 2009.  It was the first ship built by Carnival Cruise in its groundbreaking…

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New normal concept illustration with male and female sitting at outdoor cafe or restaurant tables with face mask prevention from disease outbreak. New normal after Covid-19 pandemic concept

The CDC has some bad news for the restaurant industry that they published earlier this week.   According to the CDC, among people who are afflicted with COVID-19, they are twice as likely to have reported restaurant dining in the 14 days prior to becoming ill than those who tested negative.   However, there was no reported correlation between gatherings…

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