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Jeffrey Cohen

An Old Familiar Ring

By Jeffery Cohen

When I was six years old, my grandfather, who was not known for his generosity, surprised everyone by taking me into town on a shopping spree. He bought me a plaid sports jacket and matching trousers, new shoes, a stylish hat with a feather on the side, and he had a ring made for me […]

A Rude Awakening

By Jeffery Cohen

“Stop Snoring!” These were the words I was awakened to one weekend by my little granddaughter. As I pried my sleepy eyes open, there she stood: The twisted up face of a three-year-old staring at me, her tone accusing me of some unforgivable offense. Half conscious, I’d tried to decipher the demand that was being […]