Category Archives: Holidays

2020: Another Father’s Day Without My Dad

As an infant, toddler, child, and adolescent, I grew up without my father in the home or in my life. It wasn’t until I was 23 years old that my father and I finally got together. It was in the … Continue reading

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Passover 2019 פסח

This year, 2019 CE, Passover begins at sunset on the evening of Friday, April 19, and ends at sunset on the evening of Saturday, April 27. האָבן אַ גוט יום טוּב Hobn a gut ium tub. Chag Pesach Sameach! The … Continue reading

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Nina Amir asks, “Would you rather be right or happy?”

I have been an admirer of Nina Amir for many years now. Indeed, it was back on May 10, 2010 that I posted the Roland’s Ramblings entry entitled Nina Amir. I found the following video from Nina Amir especially apropos on this … Continue reading

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Happy Grandparents Day

Hey! Today is Grandparents Day. May I suggest, you follow the embedded link to read the article, Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day

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2018: Another Father’s Day Without My Dad

R.I.P Robert Christian Hansen August 8, 1915 – April 12, 1984    

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: The Odd Seder Invitation

For many centuries, Jewish people all over the world have retold the story of the Exodus each year during the Passover (Pesach) Seder. Part of the Seder ritual observance involves the eating of matzo, aka matzah, aka unleavened bread, aka … Continue reading

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Lonely on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the United States of America is most often viewed as a happy joyous time with family and friends over a festive meal and watching football on television. But, it is not that way for a large number of … Continue reading

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