Tag Archives: Jewish holidays

Fasting & Tisha B’Av

My daughter-in-law Karen sent me this photo early this morning- with this caption: Crab walk with abba—Going to be a LONG fast for abba with all this exercise ha ha” Abba is Hebrew for father, which my grandchildren call their … Continue reading

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Grandma Diary: Pumpkins & Apples

On the way to the pick-your-own farm, we saw two police cars. I’d picked Simon up from daycare to go pumpkin and apple picking. “Who made the light flash?” Toddlers would make great reporters. Every question is a why, what, … Continue reading

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