No, it’s not my holiday. Nor have I ever considered celebrating.
But, that doesn’t mean we don’t have our own family traditions revolving about this day. For years, I’d haul my kids to the local Shoneys. One of the few places open on Christmas morning. (By the time my youngest [son] turned 9 [by then, he was the only child in the home], the Shoneys had closed. So, we switched to a local [hole-in-the-wall] diner, which also had a Santa and a brunch.) Where we’d enjoy a wonderful brunch and watch the store Santa visit all the little kids. Which brought joy to mine, seeing the happiness in others.
Continue reading Merry Christmas!!!!
You know those overnight sensations that take decades to become so? Well, that’s what we are going to talk about today. Moreover, it’s going to involve two things near and dear to my heart- Israel and chemical engineering!
Continue reading Fidgetty?
Yes, my birthday is 9/9. Tomorrow. The 9th day of the 9th month- at least that’s what it is in the secular calendar. And, tomorrow is also the anniversary of my Bar Mitzva. That’s not happened before.
Continue reading I’ve earned my grey hair!
I just read an article that is not satisfying. Not because it is wrong (although…), but because of the findings it discussed.
Continue reading Are you paying attention?
OK. Today we are going to think about what we really want.
You know what I mean. We say we want car companies to offer a plethora of vehicles that get a zillion miles to the gallon. We say we want food companies to offer really healthy foods. We say that beverage firms should offer the same.
Continue reading Where’s My Health Choice?
Interestingly, we have become overcome with baloney holidays (Grandparents Day, Secretary’s Day, Clergy Appreciation Day, Bosses Day…that should be MORE than enough). obviously, these are critical to the financial success of Hallmark and American Greetings- and not many other folks.
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Yes, my birthday is 9/9. The 9th day of the 9th month- at least in the secular calendar.
I’ve accomplished much, attempted more, and been pretty happy with the results in general. But, my greatest treasures are my kids.
Continue reading Number Nine… Number Nine…