Jonah And The Whale Rap: Story of Forgiveness ‘Covideo’

During pandemic isolation, there were few distractions as cathartic for me as producing 'covideos,' or Covid video projects. The first was my Rosh Hashana Video for Young Families. Sales for the video did not fund a similar project for Yom Kippur, so I decided to produce the highlight of the video, the Jonah And The [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:13:51-04:00September 29th, 2020|News, Simply Story, Storytelling|0 Comments

8 Tips to Impress Jewish Friends With Your Knowledge Of Rosh Hashana

1- It means Head (Rosh) of the (Ha) Year (Shana) 2- The holiday starts at sundown on Friday 9-18-20, with a special meal that includes apples and honey to signify a sweet new year. 3- The traditional bread for Rosh Hashana is a round challah (instead of the long braided one) to signify that doing [...]

By |2020-09-14T17:39:14-04:00September 14th, 2020|News|6 Comments

Hearing vs Listening: What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference between hearing and listening? When someone says, ‘Hear me out,’ do they really want you to just hear them? Or, are they looking for something more? Hearing is a simple act. Listening is an essential part of hearing. When a teacher asks, ‘Are you listening?’ they are seeking more than just [...]

By |2020-09-09T16:58:28-04:00September 9th, 2020|Making Life Meaningful, News, Speaker, Storytelling|4 Comments

Virtual Walk for the Oral Cancer Foundation

Are you looking for a good reason to walk? Join my virtual walking team to support the Oral Cancer Foundation. Beginning August 1-30th I will be posting fun videos from my daily walk and providing educational information about oral cancer and oral health. Your support means a lot. Join our team Walk The Talk or [...]

By |2020-07-23T10:10:36-04:00July 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Keynote Speaker Stories Part 2: Owning My Scar

As anyone who has undergone a major surgery knows, all things familiar and safe immediately fall away. As the backward countdown begins, you find yourself crossing the threshold into a cold, dark space with room for only one. The clear path forward is to seek out signs pointing in the direction of hope. Once hope [...]

By |2020-06-05T18:37:54-04:00May 28th, 2020|News, Speaker, Storytelling, Survivorship|28 Comments