Category Archives: family value

Honoring the Dearly Departed

I really think it’s the right thing to do, to go to the visitation, Asher texted me from school. And so my beautiful son and I drove 21 miles south to share our condolences on the loss of my son’s friend’s grandmother. … Continue reading »

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The Freedom of MLK Day

It was only Shaya and me, up before the sun, snuggled into one another on the brown couch. The wool blanket from India covered part of my legs and all of him, and he snuggled in. I dozed a little. … Continue reading »

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Where Have All the iPhone Chargers Gone?

Where have all the chargers gone…long time passing… For every iPhone, iPad and other iInstrument in this house, we started with a charger. They come in the little convenient white box, all ready to be compatible throughout the life of … Continue reading »

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Finding Fun Things to Do in Kalamazoo

  On the drive there, even though Dan had already identified a foodie hotspot for dinner, Eliana looked up “best restaurants in Kalamazoo” on my phone and pushed all day for us to consider one of her foodie choices. In … Continue reading »

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The Power of Slowing Down

The Shabbat candles flickered in our dining room – 6 candles lit by me, representing each person in my family, 2 by Asher and 2 by Eliana, both soon to become “of age” in the Jewish world so they have … Continue reading »

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