Category Archives: Holidays


Yizkor is a memorial service which is recited on Yom Kippur as well as the last days of Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot. Yizkor, which is the Hebrew word for “remember”, asks G-d to remember those we mourn and to grant … Continue reading

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Backward 13

Must be time for another entry, I just noticed my last one was on the 13th and today is the 31st! That being said, I’ve got nothing to go with it! Just a regular Friday around here! But Tomorrow is … Continue reading

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Happy National Napping Day

So how do these days get their start on the calendar? Ok, now that’s out, what would you call your day? Now that we have solved that issue, we can now move on to another topic today and it’s only … Continue reading

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What Do I Want? For Chanukah or Christmas or whatever!

My children each year ask me the same question. After thinking about it, I decided I’d give them my real answer: What do I want for Chanukah? I want you. I want you to keep coming around, I want you … Continue reading

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Happy Days

I will be happy some days and not happy some days! How I feel on these not-so-happy days is usually out of my hands. Everyday is the same start, I open my eyes and know I made it through the … Continue reading

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When I was 21

How many times have we said, “if I knew then what I know now“, “If I Knew Then” is a 1939 song written by Dick Jurgens and Eddy Howard.  “Hindsight is 20/20 is another favorite saying! So, why all this about … Continue reading

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Paczki… Punch Key…Poonchkee?

No matter how you say Paczki (pronounced poonchkee) it is still Fat Tuesday. Every paczki packs a serious calorie poonchkee on the hips and gut! Now here’s an Uber deal of the day for you, yep, it’s true! I might need … Continue reading

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