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Chanuka in Prague. BLOG November 30, 2013

My mom doesn't understand Chanuka. She was brought up a devoted Catholic, and only Nazi laws taught her that she was a Jew. She lost her family because of their Jewish blood, so one can hardly blame her for not…
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Cancer diaries - July - December 31, 2012

December 31st, 2012   This year saw many events take place. All of them, overshadowed by my mother's cancer. Next month, I will revisit 2012 to talk about some of the other aspects of 2012, but on the last…
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Making sense of the past...BLOG March 31, 2012

Sometimes, we have to wait nearly a lifetime to grasp how certain parts of our lives, certain aspects or events, make sense in the whole scheme of things. While I have come to understand how everything in the world is…
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What is it about Yiddish... ? BLOG February 29, 2012

February 29th, 2012: the last moments of an extra day...leap year!

This has been a crazy month. Maybe even more than usual. The last four years or so it seems that life is getting more frantic every day. February was…
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What's a Gemini to do...BLOG January 24, 2012

For this past year or so, I have been working on 4 (FOUR) projects at the same time. This must mean that I am a double-Gemini (as in, Double chocolate...), since each Gemini posseses two personalities. As a result, it…