Tag Archives: Family

Alaska: Seven Days at Sea

Our cruise started on a cool Friday afternoon in Vancouver. After being greeted with a glass of champagne and a smile, we headed for our stateroom, a perfectly designed space with lots of drawers and cubby holes. Around 4:00 pm, we … Continue reading

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Travels with My Dad

  Some of my fondest childhood memories involve trips I went on with my parents.  Every winter we went to Crestline where we tobogganed, ice-skated and drank hot chocolate around the fireplace inside our cozy cabin. In the summer we … Continue reading

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Falling From the Sky on The 4th of July

Hamburgers. Hot dogs. Fireworks. Parades. To all of us here in the US, these things symbolize the 4th of July. The day when we adopted The Declaration of Independence and broke away from our mother – cheery old England. Not … Continue reading

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Latkes made with love

I love family traditions. And none holds a more special place in my heart than the day the women in our family gather together to make potato latkes for our Hanukah dinner.  (Which come early this year. In fact, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Remembering A Big Man in A Small Town

Today is Stand Up 2 Cancer Day I wrote this post in memory of my brother-in-law who passed away last year.  Way too soon.   In Honor a a great man   The bad thing about living in a small … Continue reading

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Then: Sliding Home Now: Step Up To The Plate

THEN: SLIDING HOME NOW:  STEP UP THE PLATE When I was in college, I used to love to come home for the holidays.  I would barge through the front door, drop my dirty laundry on the washing machine, hug my … Continue reading

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