Our Grandparents

Grandparents have a way of bringing unity to the family. Either it is through daily phone calls to weekly meals, it was about spending time together.  There is the chance to teach family values, instill ethnic heritage, and to pass on those traditions to family members so that they can be carried on.

Time Flies

Often I hear so many people ask the question: “where does the time go?” It’s not an unusual question, especially with so many graduations taking place during this time of year. I often have to hold myself back from saying what is really on my mind, “time didn’t just slip away, you allowed yourself to become too busy.” I think that this is very true. We’ve trained ourselves to keep our lives filled to the brim with work, errands, and chores. It’s easy to understand why many feel that time has slipped away from them.

Memories

If you have ever watched the movie, The Way We Were, then you are familiar with the ever-famous song Memories. As I think about the holidays, I am reminded of how life is unpredictable. How quickly life can change. Life is so short, and within an instant, the life that we are accustomed to could very well be different.

Closer than Family

For many, friends have become our families. Perhaps speaking to family that you haven’t seen in a while or maybe even over the past year. No matter however long that it has been, we find that it’s the distance of family, both emotionally as well as the miles. However, what is found most interesting is…

The Honeymooners

  It seems that the holidays went by so fast that I didn’t even have a chance to truly experience the season. Now that New Years is a part of history, many will start their journeys to achieving resolutions for the coming year. Goals can always be positive and a motivator for moving in the…

Friends Are Chosen Family

With the holidays almost over, for many of us, we’ve dealt with some of the ups and downs of seeing family. Perhaps speaking to family that you haven’t seen in a few months or maybe even over the past year. No matter how ever long that it has been, we find that it’s the holidays…

The Holiday Tale

This time of year can be one of the most difficult times of year. I’m not sure if it’s the holidays coming up. Or if it’s the fact that so many holidays come one right after the other. From Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, to New Years; I find that we come most in contact with the…