Posts tagged "Christmas"

Newtown Shootings: Integrating Shock and Sadness into Ongoing Family Life

I am not often afflicted with writer’s block, yet I have been unable to put pen to paper since Friday in terms of writing coherently about Newtown. The images have been too terrible for words.  I have kept the TV news off (not hard to do, since we never have a television on anyway), and... Read more »

A Choke, A Fire, A Burn and a Christmas Miracle

It was a night to remember. Our best friends (Christian) invited us (Jewish) to spend Christmas Eve with them.  In a first for us, we showed up at the church for Christmas Eve Mass.  The girls were dressed in their finest clothes, faces scrubbed and hair combed.  Our car was packed with fresh, hot latkes... Read more »