The Big Day

The big day, Babu’s 100th birthday party, was a grand success! Before I spill the details of the wonderful time we had, I need to go back a little ways. I feel the need to share how difficult and terrifying all of this was. It’s been building for at least the last six months, this…

March, 1939

This month, I do not wish to be the intermediary.  When something is perfect the way it is, you leave it alone.  So, ladies and gentlemen, I give you…Babu, March, 1939. Wednesday, March 1st, 1939 Weight only 112 now. Wonder what is keeping me down. Perhaps our tap dancing. We went tonight for a change….

Zosh’s Legacy

I’m still thinking about Babu’s birthday party and about meeting Zosh’s daughter, Kathy.  More importantly, about the interactions Kathy had with the family, especially Babu. When you hear stories, especially ones you hear more than once, there is this mistaken sense of ownership.  You feel the person who told you the story and you now…

Sto Lat!

Saturday was Babu’s 99th Birthday!  Her children are all here from corners of the country and she is thriving.  I love to see her reactions this time of year. Just look at how she is looking at that cake! The handsome man lighting the candles is my husband, Adam, and I’m in the stars and…