Tag Archives: Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Mom

I haven’t written a blog post in a long time. I’ve been busy — studying, reading, planning lessons, grading papers, teaching, living my life. I still visit my mom every week, or almost every week. I still sit with her … Continue reading

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Birthday Card

“I have the best mother in the whole world,” read my mom. She was reading the card I had given┬áher for her birthday. She didn’t know it was her birthday — not the first time I told her, or the … Continue reading

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My Birthday

On my birthday, I went to the Hebrew Home so I could see my mom on my “special day.” Of course, she didn’t know it was my birthday. Even after I told her. “It’s my birthday!” I said, after settling … Continue reading

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