Category Archives: Children and Family

Of Fridges and Men – originally posted Feb. 26, 2009

I have spent the last few days befuddled, bewildered and basically overwhelmed while shopping for a refrigerator to replace the one in my garage that whimpered its way to warming last week. I have many reasons to be grateful. While … Continue reading

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More Fireflies; Fewer Computers- Originally posted Feb. 19, 2009

One Shabbat, when our five older children ranged in age from five to ten, we had the privilege of hosting a prominent business leader for Friday night dinner. As table conversation extended the meal, our children asked to be excused … Continue reading

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Brownies, Anyone?

I am definitely more oriented towards paper and pen than to electronics. Which is why it was rather disturbing when twice recently I turned to an Internet search engine for help. Faced with a new cut of meat and an … Continue reading

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An Old-Fashioned Reaction

I shocked both my husband and myself last week. A friend forwarded us a human interest article from a major newspaper, expecting that we would be as appalled by it as he was. My husband reacted as anticipated. To my … Continue reading

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Blizzard Bonus

There are a lot of unhappy people this week. Many who dreamed of and planned for vacations in Florida and Hawaii found themselves paying for the privilege of sitting in cold and wet climates. Others, thanks to record snowfalls on … Continue reading

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