Keyword: Fink
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Once upon a time it was tobacco that told your life story. A cigar if you sought success, or found it, even briefly.  A pipe for contemplation or peaceful philosophizing in an … more
CRANSTON, R.I. – Marion Finklestein died June 21 at Steere House. She was the beloved wife of the late Philip Finklestein. Born in Buffalo, New York, a daughter of the late Harry and Rose … more
She lives near me in summertime, along Narrow River in South Kingstown.  I would read her name as a board member of Save the Bay and always thought, “I should meet up with Anna ... … more
We Jews have our own May Day holiday, which is celebrated with a bonfire. This Lag B’Omer ritual has a number of interpretations; figure out your own favorite.    Are the … more
MAZEL TOV – Ian Fink and Meghan Clark were married in Providence on Jan. 4. Ian is the son of Karen Fink of Providence and Mitchell Fink of Lille, France, and the grandson of the late Samuel … more
“Privilege.” What does it mean?  The help at Frenchman’s Creek – a manicured and gated community in Florida’s Palm Beach – come from such … more
Janus was the two-faced divinity of ancient Rome, facing backward and forward. The past and future, left and right profile, double homily and divided. If someone is described as  … more
Our collective human problem is not how to save the planet for us ... but rather from us!  We must back off from “civilizing” the poor troubled planet, and leave some space to … more
They were my Yale classmates and roommates long, long ago.  I took the train to New Haven for a trio reunion/rendezvous on a fine fall day, with egrets on the blue water under the azure … more
Almost like the other new year on the secular calendar, we look backward as well as forward in the “What I did this summer” back-to-school essay assignment.  We drove … more
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