Tag Archives: Family

THE OTHER WRITER IN THE FAMILY


Lately I have been involved in a really fun project.  It’s a joint venture with my niece,  Zoe Kuhn Williams.  She has taken on the task of sifting through a mountainous pile of my mother’s writings.  These have been in … Continue reading

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THERE’S NO “HAPPY” IN MEMORIAL DAY


Many Americans routinely spend their three-day holiday weekends with family, sometimes traveling or just gathering for a special meal or picnic. Many others go shopping because retailers looovvvvveee  to run sales during a holiday weekend.  Such are the activities of … Continue reading

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MY GRANDSON’S POEM


If you are a parent you no doubt have devoted some time management to the space on the refrigerator door.  Located here are the family art gallery, the kids’ literary archives and the photo shoots featuring trophies and medals won. … Continue reading

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MY POEM…IT’S A TURKEY!


Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  I know  you cannot wait to sample my latest poem dedicated to this turkey of a holiday, but first we have some housekeeping to take care of—the Great Book Giveaway!  All those who left a “like” on … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL IN THE GENES


A few months back I spit into a small tube and mailed it off to Ancestry.com which promised to trace my genetic history back to oblivion and beyond…or somewhere around that time.  As  a result, my eastern European Jewish background … Continue reading

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49 YEARS GLUED!


September 9, 1967. That’s when Rosemarie and I got married. We met at her sister’s wedding four years earlier. The groom was a good friend of mine. Both Rosemarie and I were in the wedding party so there were several … Continue reading

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A SOBERING FAMILY REUNION


The village of Sobibor was located in the eastern region of German-occupied Poland during World War II. Nearby, the Nazis had built the Sobibor Death Camp. It was the final stop on a railway to hell where 250,000 Jews were … Continue reading

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX


I have spent much of the past few days looking for some pictures. I know I put them away someplace safe; I just can’t remember where. These are pictures I’ve taken of some of my ancestors’ gravesites. When you get … Continue reading

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JUST STUFF


A bunch of random items for the blog today, so dip in and out if there is anything to your liking…even double dipping is allowed! For Father’s Day my daughter gave me a DNA kit from ancestery.com. This is the … Continue reading

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REBLOG: PARENTING, PHASE II


Continuing my week of reblogging, here is the second part on Parenting… I am a parent by experience only.  I am household savvy but hasten to acknowledge that I have had no formal parental training.  That said, any advice I … Continue reading

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