Nov. 25

Do you remember where you were when certain life changing news comes at you. For me it starts with Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. I was still 7 years old. That is followed, in my head, by Franklin Roosevelt's death. Skip to the two Kennedy assassinations. Then comes the death of Dr. Martin Luther King. A pause, then 9/11. Another picture that is so clear in my mind is when I was helping at my daughters Synagogue. I remember just where I was in the room, exactly what I was doing .They were having their annual rummage sale and I guess I must have said that I would help. I noticed a woman  who was there to help, she set her husband in a chair near where she was working. He could always see her but he didn't participate .She reminded him not to leave the chair. I see this so clearly. I can tell you that he had on a blue sweater. Why do I remember this flash of a scenario 20 years later. How could I know .......

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04.07 | 08:10

I read the last page first too. It’s a family curse.

22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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