Month: September 2013

Modern Family: A Penny for Your Thoughts (or a Franc, or Euro, or Forint)

The recent Supreme Court decisions striking down DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) and subsequent decisions by the IRS on the tax status of married same-sex couples, have opened a flood gate of gay couples, coming to New York to exchange their “I Dos.” Again and again, I am reminded by these pioneering partners that …

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Much to Celebrate: Kata & Jeremy’s Wedding at the Steuben Parade!

As a girl growing up in Oklahoma, I was raised by my fiercely proud German grandmother. Back in those days, I would have never imagined having the occasion to ride on a float in the annual German-American Steuben Parade in New York City. Named for the great Revolutionary General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, this is …

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