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For You Grandpa

What Can I say about a man so great

for all I saw and all I ate

katz's deli and momma Mia's too

this is one of the reasons 

why I love you

More than a grandpa, a father figure too

you taught me so much about life and what not to do

you fixed my mistakes as well as teaching me 

How to lose a battle , but win the war that's true

How to Handle (Good & Bad) Triggers

For me, it’s a Bryan Adams or Collective Soul song. The roar of a super-charged Mustang. A plate full of cheesy potatoes. Fall leaves. A blue suit. His name.

Healing with Memorial Bookmarks

Grief is a natural response to losing a loved one. Your emotional response is very personal and takes time.  Healing happens gradually; it can’t be forced or hurried.  What is important is that whatever your experience is, you need to be patient with yourself and allow your heart to follow the course that is best for you.

Jewish Guide to Shiva Practices and Helping Your Friend in Mourning


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About the Author

Lisa roamed across the globe teaching and working as a community organizer before arriving in San Francisco, a place she now calls home. She lives 22 blocks away from the Pacific Ocean and enjoys spending Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, spending time with family and walking on the beach.

Talking Turkey: Loss and Grief at Thanksgiving

A woman and her dog found my secret beach on the river, struck up a conversation and told me her father had died in July.  She dreaded Thanksgiving.

Finding Comfort in a Pillow

July 17th and I’m standing in a room where exactly 2 weeks ago, my fiancé, Chase, had opened his beautiful

Becoming me . Again.

My husband left this world on September 25, 2012. This was the last day of my life. For the past 3 years I have struggled daily with memories, guilt, remorse, anger, confusion and loneliness. Finally, I have been able to let go of MOST of these feelings. I was the best I could have been at that time with what I knew and had.

Where you used to be

When you left,                                                   &n

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