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Tomorrow is my daughter’s big day!! Her Bat Mitzvah — the big Jewish coming-of-age ceremony — which it seems we’ve been planning forever. I’m not sure who’s most nervous around here. (Even the cat’s been kind of jumpy.)
In accordance with Jewish tradition, my going-on-13-year-old will be up on the pulpit with the rabbi, leading the whole darn Shabbat (Sabbath) service, mostly in Hebrew. And for those who aren’t familiar, the celebrations…
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I often wonder what it would be like to have diabetes in a different western industrialized country — one that has a sensible, functioning health care system, for example. Or just someplace smaller, and greener.
This being St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d look up Ireland. Here are a some interesting wee tidbits that Google coughed up:
♣ The website of the big national advocacy organization, The Diabetes Federation of Ireland, has much the same…
Hope you all are enjoying your holiday weekend (here’s hoping you have the day off, too). Our girls had a “five-day weekend” thanks to those former leaders of our nation being honored today. So we honored those guys in the all-American tradition of taking a seven-hour road trip to the country’s favorite theme park:
Greetings from Disneyland!
We sure had fun, but man, was it crowded! One big swarm of bodies and baby strollers under…Read more »
Over the holidays, hubby and I managed to slip away for one-night romantic getaway, and I finally did it! (Check your imaginations at the door, Guys – nothing kinky) I finally decided to enjoy a hot and steamy jacuzzi session without worrying about my OmniPod. Not where it was, or wasn’t, or what was happening to the fragile insulin inside.
This February will mark my three-year anniversary wearing the thing, and I love the freedom…
Greetings Dear Readers,
We landed in SFO yesterday after a wonderfully smooth 10-hour flight from Dublin on Aer Lingus. When I say “smooth” I mean no one broke out in tears, kicked the neighboring passengers, or spilled their juice on the seats. Not even the kids
To summarize our vacation very briefly, we spent long hours with the family, browsing the shops in my husband’s home village, drinking latte macchiatos, and watching the cousins enjoy…