The More Things Change….The More Some Things Stay the Same

May 28, 2021 The Health Update: Pretty Much the Same Recently when I had my annual physical with my local doctor, he asked me how I felt. I recall that I had five choices from something like “Sickly” (maybe it was “Poor”) to “Excellent.” I chose the one below “Excellent.” I may never be excellent … Continue reading The More Things Change….The More Some Things Stay the Same

Six Months, Two and a Half Minutes, A Lifetime, Almost Fifty Years – Some Thoughts on the Passage of Time – January 31, 2021

Six Months and Seven Weeks Six months. That is how long it will be until my next appointment with Dr. Keyzner, my transplant doctor at Mt. Sinai. I had an appointment with her last week, four months since my previous one, and all is well. My blood work indicated that some of my blood counts … Continue reading Six Months, Two and a Half Minutes, A Lifetime, Almost Fifty Years – Some Thoughts on the Passage of Time – January 31, 2021

Looking Back and Looking Forward on Rosh Hashannah – September 2020 – Tishrei 5781

Our family celebrated some wonderful good news recently! As I posted on my Facebook page last week, “Finally Gabe and Marina got married! We are thrilled to welcome Marina to the family. The weather was glorious for their outdoor "micro-wedding" (Gabe's term), with 38 guests, at Tribeca Rooftop, their original venue for the April 26 … Continue reading Looking Back and Looking Forward on Rosh Hashannah – September 2020 – Tishrei 5781

New Class on Zoom: Jewish Ethics NOW – The Pandemic, Race Relations, The Economy

Here is the e mail about my new class that was just sent out by my synagogue. I thought some of you might be interested. Rabbi Ronald Roth's  Tuesday Nosh and Knowledge Class  is taking a New Direction   Jewish Ethics NOW   Log in on your computer or listen on your phone It will be … Continue reading New Class on Zoom: Jewish Ethics NOW – The Pandemic, Race Relations, The Economy

May 27 – Health Update – More of Life During the Pandemic – Two Little Sermons

Let me start with the news from the health front. I had two televisits with doctors at Mt. Sinai. Dr. Keyzner wants to see me in person at Mt. Sinai the second week of June. I have not been there since February 5th when I had my last blood test. My nephrologist, Dr. Chung, also … Continue reading May 27 – Health Update – More of Life During the Pandemic – Two Little Sermons