Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse

As soon as we walked into the Chanukah party a family friend was having at Sammy’s Roumanian we knew we were in for  a good time, and not only because it was our first chance this holiday season to all … Continue reading

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Two women came out of the room closest to where I was sitting in the hallway with Natalie, Eric’s mother.  Natalie has been through another round of hospitalization, and this time the doctor suggested she be discharged to hospice.  The … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to the Turn

There are many reasons I love The Sun magazine.  One is that they published four of the poems from my then-manuscript of The Truth About Death in the December 2008 issue.  And they paid me well for those poems.  Not … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Does Chanukah

“Do you have Chanukah candles?” I asked the young woman at the customer service desk at Hannaford’s grocery store yesterday.  I’d forgotten to check and make sure I had candles to light last night, the first night of Chanukah, and … Continue reading

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I ran into a friend last night while out with David.  “How are you two?” she asked.  “I hope things are settling down.  When I saw your last blog post I thought ‘No, not more tough stuff.’” She’s right.  Enough … Continue reading

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