My new year’s wish for you…

I am so grateful for a wonderful 2011. I had a fun year filled with many blessings. My new year’s wish for you and me is the following: Plentiful food on the table, Warm, strong hugs, Cozy mornings and nights in safety, Friends surrounding you when you need them most, New opportunities you welcome into […]

So many movies, so little time.

Over this Winter Break I have seen a movie every night, some nights two movies. I have relaxed, slept in, caught up on magazines and read several books. My daughters (still) enjoy my company so we’ve gone shopping, out to lunches, got our nails done and taken long walks. We have enjoyed spending time with […]

The malls are crowded…still?

I have to laugh: the malls are so crowded still! Have people not realized that there’s gift giving holidays going on? They are fundamentally around the same time every year. Why are people still buying gifts today? I was at the largest outdoor mall several times this week ~ walking around watching people and enjoying […]

Latkes, candles, gifts and giggles

HAPPY CHANUKAH to all Jews! We celebrated the first night with homemade latkes(potato pancakes), matzo ball soup, gifts and lots of giggles. It’s a wonderful time of the year to give thanks, share joy and remember our past. Here is some more information and history: Official name Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה or חנוכה English translation: “Establishing” or “Dedication” (of […]

How is an apartment like a dorm?

I’ll tell you: you see your neighbors in the hallways, elevators, common areas and parking lots. You “borrow” sugar, butter, can openers and cooking tips. You chat for an hour when you cross paths. You share the hot tub and meet new people every week. And sometimes, you even see someone in their undies! In […]