JDRF Family Day

Big thanks to the Charlotte Checkers hockey for hosting their annual JDRF day. It’s always a fun time and it’s also the official kickoff to walk season. The JDRF walks are major fundraisers for the chapters and the family teams raise most of the money. I’m the family team chair this year, so Benny and…

Party Low

What’s a birthday party without a little bit of diabetes crazy? Benny turned 8 in late December, but because of winter break and vacations we always have his party in January. This year it was Great Wolf Lodge. If you haven’t been, GWL is a hotel and conference center with a huge indoor water park…

A Building!

This month marked a great milestone for my family and for the Lake Norman Jewish community. Our first day of religious school in our very own building. That may not sound like much in a city where new churches seem to open almost every month.  But do you know how many temples have opened between…

Unpacking

When I get ready for a trip, I usually lay everything out and then put about half of it back. I still end up over-packing. But I never feel like I can take too much of Benny’s diabetes supplies. We just got home from ten days of travel, including a 7 day cruise in the Caribbean.…