Stupid Cancer4th September 2012

David Finkelstein August 6, 1965 – August 27, 2012 Last Monday, my brother-in-law, David, lost his battle with cancer.  He had gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTS). He just turned 47 years old.  I’ve never been to a funeral like it.  Over 400 people attended with a police escort to the cemetery.  Watching 3 kids – 8, […]

Playing Music For the Leaves at Auschwitz17th April 2012

My son, Daniel, 10, plays the saxophone in the band at Searingtown Elementary School in Albertson, NY.  He was selected to be in the chamber group, where the band and orchestra will be playing together.  One of the pieces they will be playing is “Nimrod.” The day after the Passover/Easter break began, Mr. Stevens, Daniel’s