Roller Coaster Rides…

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Is that what Life is just all about? One roller coaster ride after another? It sure seems like it; now I know why I’ve never liked roller coasters! In order for it to be called a roller coaster ride, it has to be up and down, round and round – there are no straight paths, it’s all curves. Curves and dips that make your stomach drop right out and your screams of distress just seem to ride the wind with no response at hand. I hate roller coaster rides! While my entire married life has been a roller coaster ride, one with all the usual kiddie rides in the beginning of just...

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Children and Parental Love

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 | 1 comment

Children and Parental Love

  A very wise friend of mine, Bill Bullock, a teacher and respected leader wrote the following question on FB which I couldn’t help but replying to and speculating on. It came almost immediately after reading a message my son Jim wrote to his children and wife. Here are my thoughts and I pray they encourage you.     From Bill (Rabbi’s Son) How does a good parent or grandparent teach the children he/she loves to: [1] know, love, and trust God; [2] enjoy praying; [3] delight in the Sabbath and find meaning in the Holy Days; [4] recognize that the life instructions given by God in...

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Help needed

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 | 5 comments

Jim & I find ourselves in the uncomfortable position of reaching out and asking for help. We prayed and sought our hearts and advise from friends and family on how to handle this – as we are of the ‘age’ and generation where you do it all yourself. However, we simply can’t and need to reach out. Jim and I bought this ‘last ever’ house three years ago and  were so blessed – we still believe that. It was a foreclosure and it was something we could financially afford as we both are retired and on Social Security. Unfortunately – the last 18...

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Time to Give Thanks

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 | 3 comments

Yes, the last of the beautiful tapestry of bronze and gold leaves have succumbed to the wintery blast after being treated to summertime temperatures just a week ago.  Winter is on the cusp of being here and I’m making plans to nest inside. Not much of a snow bunny here, I must admit. That being said, this time of the year always brings long-lost memories alive as they sneak out of their closets with every spicy smell and tattered photograph.  Each sensory prick stops me in my tracks as I relive a childhood past.  Good times, bad times and times in between. Reveling in each – is a...

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Holidays bring out the smiles…

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 | 3 comments

Was going thru pics today….thinking of everything that has gone on this year…so much…so very, very much. But through it all….I am so thankful for family….this is for my family…just a smattering of thru the years – enjoy! Please follow and like...

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Growing Up

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Growing Up

My granddaughter Hannah is going on 19 and is growing up to be such a beauty! Not only on the outside, but starting from deep down inside. She is kind, and gentle and caring – although she is kind of a neat freak! She loves to lead Hebraic Dance and is looking ahead to the future when she can either instruct or help others in various locations learn how to worship the King with these ancient and beautiful dances. Please follow and like...

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