Linda Glasser Zises

Profile Updated: March 24, 2018
Linda Glasser
Residing In: Chicago, IL USA
Spouse/Partner: no spouse since 1977 live alone
Yes! Attending Reunion
Family:

sons: bryan 44(wife kristie); zachary 40(wife venessa)
grandchildren Henry(12) and Lucy9): Moxie(4) Rhyla(18mos)
Sons are both Entrapeneurs:

Education:

U. of Wisconsin BS 1964
Hunter College MSW 1970
Post grad. work at NPAP: dropped out in mid stream
Current courses: Philosophy Club, local group: Judo, national champion in Senior and Masters division:
Yoga twice a week - intermediate level
T'ai Chi: push hands competition
Ceramics just started

Career:

case worker N.Y.C.: 1965 -1991
Senior case worker, supervisor, trainer; procedure writer, program designer etc. 26 years. changed jobs within the agency every year and a half: I did it all!
Award: Women of the Year. I forgot which years

Formed Women In City Government United (three members, then only one but no one knew that). Fought for and won Maternity Leave without penalty to women(I even got workman's comp for women on leave and child care for men(first ever)
authored and fought for sex neutral tables which earn N.Y.C.women equal pay into their pension system and equal pay upon retirement without penalty to the aggrieved party.
Established private Psycho-analytic practice with the help of NPAP.
Retired in 1991 and have been relaxing, having fun ever since.

Lifelong Hobbies:

hobbies: my whole life is a hobby:

JUDO, T'ai-Chi and push hands, Yoga, Writing(film reviewer for wbai radio and producer of The Women's Collective, until 2011), Painting, Ceramics, Learning the computer. Am currently doing research on a subject I hope will one day materialize into a book as opposed to a manuscript.
reading and avoiding TV even when in a bar or restaurant.
being a grandmother which is easier but only slightly than being a single mother. I recently left Brooklyn to join my children in bitter cold Chicago.
the weather has been kind this year. and going to the Zoo to see the Apes and take pictures without a glare. And learning to cook, at last!

Community Activities:

I am still hoping for that Revolution we thought/hoped/foresaw while in college. Patching up Capitalism doesn't work. We have been there, done that and failed.
Time to move on.

Comments:

see sbove: life long hobbies

Did You Graduate From North Or South?

South

Elementary School Info:

Keningston elementary school, great neck north for one year and then great neck south high school.

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Linda Glasser Zises posted a message on Babette Cottin's Profile. New comment added.
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Oct 18, 2018 at 7:46 PM

Posted on: Oct 16, 2018 at 9:35 AM

Did I read correctly that you are fighting cancer. I ask because a disproportionate number of women who after high school lived in or around great neck got cancer. Are you aware of this?

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Jul 12, 2018 at 8:08 PM

Posted on: Jul 12, 2018 at 7:18 PM

What a beautiful email you sent to me. We share so much
Tai chi , art, meditation, radio. I noticed you did not mention if you are still on the radio. Do send me your direct email so we can talk more.
Linda Glasser Zises. Linda@zis.es

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Jul 11, 2018 at 10:48 PM

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018 at 11:50 AM

Missed your birthday by a day, but hope you had a fun day and it's the start of a good year.

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Jul 10, 2018 at 11:39 AM

Another birthday, another moment to say hello, to remember how.much we once shared.
Enjoy the day,, of course. Maybe one day we will reconnect again if
only for a few moments to refresh that special bond we once had

Jul 10, 2018 at 4:33 AM
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Mar 24, 2018 at 8:44 AM
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Feb 08, 2018 at 9:24 AM

You sound like you have avoided all the stresses that inform my life, my being. A welcomed read. Thanks for sharing. My memory is very strong but.my vision, my hearing are weakening significantly. Maybe I need alittle more sun and less Chicago winter.

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May 03, 2017 at 8:51 AM

Look forward to seeing you in l.a
..have a great day and year.
Linda

Apr 16, 2017 at 9:23 AM

So nice to remember you on your special day. This web site keeps us all connected to each other and our past. When your name comes up I am flooded with memories. Shared. Like the Pasley(sp?) dress that hung in your closet waiting for me.
Have a wonderful day

Mar 26, 2017 at 10:17 AM

You radiate calmness through your writing. Thanks for sharing. That 3 day silent retreat sounds like a lulabye we should all indulge in. Linda Glasser. Zises

Mar 04, 2017 at 7:03 AM

Wow. What a success story! You make me smile with a kind of pride that yes, this man comes from great neck, sitting on the dense of corporate america. I remembered your name from high school but have trouble remembering anything else. Can you help me out?

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May 23, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Just thought I'd say "hi" and hope you'll think about visiting me if you're ever in Northern California. I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Linda Zimmerman when she came here recently. I'm doing well and my latest journey is becoming a grandmother (at the ripe old age of 72). She's 16 months now and lives in Southern California, so we are able to see her periodically. Hope you're doing well. Would love an update.

May 23, 2016 at 11:34 AM

Dear Linda,
Thanks for your message and for remembering me. Yes, I was very quiet, shy and insecure in the 7th grade, especially since we'd just moved to Great Neck from Queens and I had no friends yet. You must have a great memory. Your picture does look familiar. I'd offer to get together, but since I live in NJ that would be difficult. If I get to Chicago for any conferences (I still do consulting work), I'll let you know. Take care and thanks again for contacting me.
Norma