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Teshuva…It’s a Journey

Teshuva…It’s a Journey
October 24, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: There is a word in the Hebrew language called teshuva, which is often mistranslated as simple repentance of sin. In reality, the fullness of teshuva encompasses much more than just acknowledging sin. The meaning of teshuva embraces the ... Read More »

Farewell to a Lady of Laughter and Love

Farewell to a Lady of Laughter and Love
September 12, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: This week I am going to depart from our usual format in order to pay my respects to Joan Rivers upon her passing. Joan Rivers, in my estimation, is a woman who, over the years, has demonstrated unconditional ... Read More »

It’s a Mystery….

It’s a Mystery….
June 27, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: Recently, I was watching an episode of the reality television show called “Mystery Diners,” which caused me to ponder the question of who decides what is right and what is wrong in life?  Before I get into discussing ... Read More »

Call Me Old School, But…..

Call Me Old School, But…..
February 14, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: I ended my discussion last week about America’s changing values with some pretty strong statements about premarital sex. My comments were based on the values I saw demonstrated in the Marilyn Monroe movie from the sixties entitled, “Gentleman ... Read More »

Do Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?

Do Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?
February 7, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: My, oh my, how times have changed. And, from my perspective, the change has not been all that good. What’s behind this comment? Last week, my family gathered together to watch a movie from the sixties called, “Gentleman ... Read More »

Meeting the Howdy Doody Challenge

Meeting the Howdy Doody Challenge
January 31, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: Last week I described a challenge presented to my family while we were out to dinner with our family friend, Sam. Using the repetitive nature of the old time TV show, “Howdy Doody,” as his example, Sam made ... Read More »

It’s Howdy Doody Time!

It’s Howdy Doody Time!
January 24, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: Last week we were out with a dear friend of ours, Sam, having dinner at a new Italian restaurant. The food wasn’t that great, but the company was. Now, Sam has a habit of challenging us to think ... Read More »

Gotcha!

Gotcha!
December 20, 2013 No Comments »

From Rebecca:   I’m back with the conclusion of the “Mystery Diner” whodunit! If you missed the first part of the story, be sure to check out my last post. Here’s a quick recap of the story. Two restaurant owners ... Read More »

Who Stole the Cookie From the Cookie Jar?

Who Stole the Cookie From the Cookie Jar?
December 13, 2013 1 Comment »

From Rebecca:   I’m guessing if you’re following our blog that, by now, you’ve come to the understanding that we are a family of foodies. Therefore, you can correctly surmise that we also enjoy watching the Food Network on TV. ... Read More »

Homestyle Vs. High Tech

Homestyle Vs. High Tech
November 26, 2013 No Comments »

From Joan: You wouldn’t think I’d get an idea for a U Love post while watching an episode of my favorite television show “Chopped”…. but, I did. I love to watch all the interesting foods the chefs prepare incorporating the ... Read More »