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“Time is not measured by the passing of years, but by what one does, what one feels and what one achieves.” Jawaharlal Nehru On May 14th, in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception in South Orange, my mother-in-law, Betty, received her Master … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

especially to my mom and mother-in-law and all the other wonderful mothers I know. Also, let’s keep in mind the special moms who have passed away.  

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Shower for Shavon

On Sunday, April 28th, there was a baby shower held for Shavon given by her mom Dianne and family. The event was held at Lassoni Restaurant in North Arlington. I wasn’t able to attend but mother-in-law, Cindy Antinori, gave me … Continue reading

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“This is the gift I really wanted…

to be with my family and friends. I love you all.” That’s what Nonna said through tears, sitting in front of a beautiful Rispoli cake bright with candles. In grand fashion, we celebrated my mother-in-law Betty’s 85th birthday this past … Continue reading

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Mason’s Big Day

It was Christening day for Mason Dominic  this past Sunday.  Mason, together with three other babies were baptized during a traditional mass presided over by Antinori family friend, Fr. Gerard Graziano.  The service was at Immaculate Conception in Hackensack.  Mason … Continue reading

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That Trip Sure Was Good

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Our Easter excursion to North Carolina was a great trip. Al and I and Marilyn and Doug drove together to visit Joe and Jodi and the boys in Burnsville.  Paul, Deb, Nonna and Grace had a head start on Thursday … Continue reading

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What’s new…

Hope this finds everyone happy, healthy and warm and patiently waiting for spring to be sprung.   I have been busy with various projects and learning new things and refreshing some old.  Unfortunately at the end of last year I … Continue reading

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It’s official

Loanna and Ralph’s son Mark officially became an Antinori.  His adoption was formally recognized on friday. Congratulations! Mark joins brothers Ralphie and Avery. Marquez Checo Antinori

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It’s a Boy!

Congratulations Kate and Paul on the birth of their baby boy. Jacob Paul joins big sister Kelly and big brother Michael. Mom, baby and daddy are all doing great down in El Paso. Best wishes to all the grandparents and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

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Christmas 2012

Christmas has come and gone with much to reflect on. Most importantly, quality time spent with family and friends and keeping in our thoughts those who aren’t as fortunate as we are. Anxiously awaited Christmas Eve had some interesting components this … Continue reading

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Mason Dominic

…has arrived! Congratulations to Kaitlyn and Danny on the birth of their baby boy. Mason Dominic  was born on November 28, 2012 at 12:52 am.  Mason weighed in at 7 lbs 1 oz. and is 20″ long. Kaitlyn and baby … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving after

We had a quiet and filling Thanksgiving with just the five of us, my mom, brother and Nonna who came for dessert. We really enjoyed the quality time.  On Saturday, Al & I drove down to Sea Girt for a … Continue reading

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Thankful thinking

Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for my family, friends, health and home. For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for all

Vegetarians are people too, Thanksgiving http://vegetarian.about.com/od/vegetarianlifestyle/tp/thanksgivingrecipes.htm When you don’t want a glut of gluten on Thanksgiving http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2008/11/thanksgiving-recipes-tips-for-gluten.html Thinking thin on Thanksgiving http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/10-tips-for-a-thinner-thanksgiving You hate turkey, Thanksgiving http://www.bonappetit.com/magazine/2008/11/foodist_turkey Easy on the budget, Thanksgiving  http://www.foodnetwork.com/5-ingredient-fix/thanksgiving-feast-from-one-grocery-bag/index.html Thanksgiving in one hour.  (aka, I’m too … Continue reading

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Freedom isn’t Free

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Sandy

Sandy has been a devastating storm with immeasurable damage. We have been without power for almost a week now.  Dr. John Carey came to our relief yesterday. He came down from Goshen with a generator and several filled gas cans. … Continue reading

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Summer Sets

A busy hot Summer is ending and school has begun. We have been so lucky to have enjoyed good times in Sea Girt this season. Margaret and Jim and Paul and Deb, as always, have been so generous and gracious … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Who

Paul Antinori Named One of “New Jersey’s Top Legal Minds” Paul Antinori, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, was named among “New Jersey’s Top Legal Minds” as published by Inside Jersey. Congratulations! Paul M. Antinori, J.D. is the General Counsel … Continue reading

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“We went to see the babies get baptized”

In June, Joe and Lena were here from Martinez, CA to baptize their son John Cesar Chavez. Al and I and Nonna drove up to Jane and John’s for a nice lunch and the small and gracious ceremony. Afterward, we … Continue reading

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