Yesterday was leap day. A February 29, once every 4 years. And I got to give the D’Var Torah at Men’s Club Shabbat services. The Torah parsha was Terumah. And it deals with building the Tabernacle. Creating sacred space where the Devine resides. I enjoyed speaking about this concept. Because, sacred space , it turns…Details
I lie awake at night, or early morning watching all sorts of videos on my IPad. And every now and then I watch and listen to some beautiful music. And it makes me realize how important music is in my life. From playing the guitar to creating music lists on my iPad, I need to…Details
So now the next. Medical procedure I might need is the cataract surgery. It would be to correct my one good eye. The eye doctor will hopefully lay out my options. But I don’t want to do it unless absolutely necessary. If I were ever t lose vision in my one good eye I would…Details
I’m seven and a half months post open heart surgery and two months post pacemaker surgery. And some doctors are telling me it will be one year before I’m completely recovered. I believe it. I get tired very easily. And now with a cold, it seems to take forever to get better.
On the Jewish calendar today is the 26th anniversary of my father’s death. So much has happened since 1994 and I always wonder if he had lived longer how would our lives ibeen changed? Maybe not at all and we will never know. But he was only 68 when he died and I’m now 66.…Details
I’m in a thinking mood tonight. Just thinking about days and years gone by. Visiting memories so to speak. When this happens I usually think in two areas,j first all the travel and places I’ve been. The second thing I think about is all the memories and things that happened at Beth Sholom. So many…Details
A few more days on the Carnival Panorama. Then no cruising in the foreseeable future. During this trip world famous basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a tragic helicopter crash along with Eight others including his 13 year old daughter. Just awful. Makes me think G-d laughs while we make plans He was 41 years…Details
Mom spent the weekend in the hospital. Seems aflu bug caused an a fib incident and until she regained her strength the a fib persisted. Did feasts, she came out of a fib and now she’s home feeling better. She’s a bit weak but recovering. She’ll be 92 in a little over a month. I’m…Details