Archive for December 2018

When the Dog Dies

When the Dog Dies
Yesterday, I had to pick up my granddaughter from middle school so she could say goodbye to her beloved dog Penny. Driving to the vet with her sobbing next to me broke my heart, but I knew she had to have a chance to tell Penny how much she loved her and stroke her soft... Read more »

A Purpose in Life: My Tribute to The One Who Left

A Purpose in Life: My Tribute to The One Who Left
The last of my father’s four siblings, his younger sister Shirley/Sara, died last month in Israel. Since she moved there with her husband Benny in 1947, I didn’t really know her other than on her sporadic visits to the States and on my two visits to Israel. She was a family myth, the one who... Read more »

The Dress and Family Ties

The Dress and Family Ties
I just gifted my great niece with one of the flower girl dresses my granddaughters had worn for another niece’s wedding several years ago. I had kept the dresses because the tulle skirts made them too fancy for other occasions and my granddaughters outgrew both the dresses and dressing up shortly after the wedding. What... Read more »
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