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Reflections

L’Chaim: To your health!

I CONSIDER myself a fairly educated person when it comes to medical issues. True, I am not a doctor, although I often make recommendations to my family and friends as if...

Shiva is an unexpected guide to life

My husband Ray died on June 15, 2015, exactly three years, seven months and six days after he was diagnosed with lung cancer. From the beginning, we were a team and it...

The Widows Club

When my beloved husband of 32 years died after battling cancer for three-and-a-half  years, family and friends did their best to comfort me. It didn’t take more than...

To regret or not to regret

When my husband, Ray, was diagnosed with cancer almost four years ago, we became a team, determined to face the challenge of living with cancer head on. From the onset,...

If a tree falls in the forest…?

When I was a little girl, I used to take long walks with my dad in our neighborhood. Sometimes he would tie pieces of candy to the branches of trees before our walk. I...

If a tree falls in the forest…

WHEN I was a little girl I used to take long walks with my dad in our neighborhood. Sometimes he would tie pieces of candy to the branches of trees before our walk,...

Words of wisdom never grow old

I grew up in a house where words were the currency by which my brother and I gained recognition. Unlike most of our peers, where parental approval was dished out for...

The power of love

I watched him care for his wife until she passed away. He was very quiet, not prone to conversation, but always had a shy smile and comfortable way about him. I...

Bring your own light into the world!

CHANUKAH IS a holiday with many names. Some call it the Festival of Lights, while others refer to it as the Feast of Rededication or the Holiday of Miracles. To add to...

Ordinary can become extraordinary

could do anything with her professional life that she wanted to do. Not many can boast of Sandy’s talents; she is a highly educated, talented musician, a wonderful...