Je t’aime

In any worthwhile endeavor, as in life, it is necessary to have, and follow, a set of rules, standards or guidelines so as not to deviate from the true path.   The original Ten Commandments were cast in stone and given to Moses on Mt Sinai accompanied by flames, earth tremors, […]

Keeping the Commandments

“Do you have the time?”, an often asked question. “Sorry, I don’t have the time”, a frequently used excuse. Yet although each of us has been given different talents and variations of wealth, physical prowess and good looks, the one thing we all have in equal measure is the gift […]

Having Enough Time

The little red light on my answering machine was blinking nervously when I returned home on Tuesday, November, 11, 2014.  Robo-callers don’t leave messages, so I was curious and pressed the “Play” button. “Estelle, this is Jeannie.” I recognized my cousin’s voice.  “I don’t know if I told you that […]

Buried Treasure

On December 18th, 1958, four days after my nineteenth birthday and one week before Christmas, my Father’s life was cut short by an act of violence.  My Dad was forty-eight years old, an attorney who did pro bono work with Polish immigrants, a loving family man, respected community leader and […]

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