With the ending of Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur, the Jewish calendar focuses on the first of our three Festivals, Sukkot. The symbol of the fragile dwelling place, the sukkah, is increasingly popular. More and more [Read more…]
Gil’s Mom has severe osteoporosis plus macular degeneration; two serious health problems. Our goal was to find a nearby residence that would give her a social life and provide physical security.
There are many clubs, so to speak, that we become part of during our lifetime. Channeling Groucho Marx, however, I just joined one that I had no desire to join. That is, as the literature [Read more…]
Just off the red-eye from Seattle, Washington. A beautiful city with wonderful people. I was in Seattle for some of my Union for Reform Judaism work on our project on aging and baby boomers and [Read more…]
A recent article in the Los Angeles Times (Jan. 31, 2011: E-3) was concerned with the elusive quality of happiness. We are at the age when this concept may be up for serious re-evaluation. [Read more…]