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Crossing the Jordan

My mother died the same day all the international airlines cancelled their flights to and from Israel. To get to the funeral in Cleveland, I imagined swimming across the Jordan River, hailing a cab to Amman, flying to Istanbul with Royal Jordanian, then to New York with Turkish Air. 832 more words

Grief And Mourning

Kids and Teenage new releases. August-September 2014. Reviewer: Janet Croft

The more stars, the better!

Picture Books,

Happy Birthday Royal Baby, by Martha Mumford. PB from Bloomsbury. RRP $14.99

I’m not sure for whom this book is really intended, whether it be children or parents and grandparents-—people who can appreciate the pictures of the adults who resemble well known members of the British royal family, or who can identify with things which can go wrong with any party for a very small child, but anyway, it is the story of a birthday party and I found the pictures well done and amusing. 7,780 more words

Grief is Universal

Last night I watched the evening news to a sight I had never witnessed. It was the story of the murdered victims from the Netherlands from Malaysia flight 17. 463 more words

Greg Katz