The Chanukah Moose

Every year it seems we decorate just a little bit more for Chanukah.  My kids love it and frankly it helps make not celebrating Christmas a little bit easier on them.  We didn’t do much before we had children – most Jewish people celebrate Chanukah as a kid’s holiday and the grown ups will often…

Many Thanks

This past Friday we had the Hope Gala to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Charlotte.  I’m on the board and I also agreed to chair the auction for this event.  I was a little worried about asking people to donate items but it turned out to be an incredible experience.  I met so many…

Back to School

Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday.  Her school lets parents come in and have lunch with students, and she’s been asking me to come in for a while.  Apparently a lot of schools do this now.  I never remember my mom or dad coming into our school cafeteria.  Then again, we’re much more involved in the…