Category Archives: Family

Lessons from Mom: Outings

Check out my latest post on lisakwinkler@wordpress.com and please follow the blog!   https://lisakwinkler.wordpress.com/2021/02/06/lessons-from-mom-outings/ I’m trying to end posting on this site!   Thanks and hugs. Lisa

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Losing Mom: Life Lessons From Knitting

Check out my latest post on lisakwinkler.wordpress.com https://lisakwinkler.wordpress.com/2021/01/31/losing-mom-life-lessons-from-knitting/?fbclid=IwAR3k4uVutRiBmmbiipeWcHIMaQ66X_E9ziApyBXaMENvcdqOEdREWdGhKxY

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Knitting like a River

My latest post on my new site: https://lisakwinkler.wordpress.com/2020/10/09/knitting-like-a-river/    

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Covid DeCluttering: Cookie Jar?

Like many during the past several months, I’ve managed to unload a few unused, not needed items. An enormous pot I used to make marmalade. Another one for chili. A glass trifle bowl. Some yarn and needles. I could easily … Continue reading

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Social Distancing #8: Be a Mask Monitor

I’ve become that woman. The one who when seeing someone not wearing a mask while shopping, will call you out on it. I take my cue from Dr. Laura Popper, a  Manhattan pediatrician, who posted photos of maskless New Yorkers, … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter: Stand Up!

I grieve for the black lives lost to police brutality. I seethe about the disparity in loss of black lives to Covid-19 compared to everyone else. I loathe income inequality and lack of educational opportunity. I can’t imagine the fear … Continue reading

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Social Distancing #7: Books & the Bard

Yesterday, William Shakespeare would have been 456 years old. What an amazing publishing career he’s had:  plays continually performed in all languages, all over the world. The Shakespeare & Company theater company, based in Lenox, Massachusetts, posted this on its … Continue reading

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Social Distancing #6: Crafts & Passions

My sisters and I started texting today about our various crafts we’re engaged in while in isolation. We shared photos. So I thought I’d put it out on Facebook to see what others are up to. Of course there’s A … Continue reading

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Social Distancing #5: Passover Prep

  I called my friend Robin this morning to catch up. We’re missing our walks together. I told her I was in the midst of making chicken soup and matzo balls for Passover. She said she was too! So we … Continue reading

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Social Distancing #4: Happy 66th Anniversary, Mom & Dad

Today’s my parents’ 66th anniversary. Here’s what I wrote about their 58th anniversary: https://cyclingrandma.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/happy-58th-anniversary-mom-dad/ Due to Covid-19, we can’t join them to celebrate and I couldn’t find anywhere that delivers dinners where they live. After 58 years in their house, … Continue reading

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