Category Archives: memories

Light one candle…

1 Kislev, today on the Hebrew calendar, marks the 12th yartzeit (anniversary) of my GRANDMA’s death. Today I choose to remember my GRANDMA as the woman who could get down on one knee to pose for a picture in awesome … Continue reading

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730 days…

730 days ago MY MOM died. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of her sometimes remembering times gone by, other times angry at her for dying (I didn’t say I was rational only human), often just missing … Continue reading

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Confession – I cannot do a pull up

Confession – I cannot do a pull up or a chin up. Every year during gym class I felt like a failure because there was no hope for me doing a pull up as part of the government’s physical fitness … Continue reading

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Jerusalem review

It is hard to believe that my time in Israel is coming to an end. It has been an amazing few weeks. (Video, pictures, links and formatting to be improved when I get home). The highlights (in no particular order) … Continue reading

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What a day!

I do not know what happened but I promise when I took this photo it was rotated 90 degrees to the right so just tilt your head and it will be fine. This is a picture of me just after … Continue reading

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Pralines n’cream

It isn’t my favorite ice cream flavor, I’m a jamoca almond fudge girl. Nevertheless, I go to Baskin Robbins every year on your birthday and order a small cup of pralines ‘n cream because it was your favorite, GRANDMA. That’s … Continue reading

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Listen to POTUS! #URJbiennial

In a few minutes (around 12:45pm ET), President of the United States, Barack Obama will address more than 6,000 Reform Jews at the Union for Reform Judaism’s biennial convention. Unfortunately I am not there in person this time, so I … Continue reading

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Dunk-a-dunk-a-dunk

Yesterday THE DIVA and I went to the mikveh. I suggested that we go to mark the first anniversary of MY MOM’s death and THE DIVA thought it would be good to do. I immersed in the mikveh one other … Continue reading

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5 Kislev is here

Today is MY MOM’s yahrzeit. It was one year ago according to the Hebrew calendar that she died. Last night when I got home I lit the yahrzeit candle and opened a bottle of MY MOM’s favorite wine, Kendall Jackson chardonnay. … Continue reading

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This is the end

Tonight when I get home I will light a yartzeit candle to mark one year since MY MOM died. Tomorrow I will stand and say the Mourner’s Kaddish as I’ve done all year. What a ridiculous year it has been. … Continue reading

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