Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mother’s Day

Tomorrow we honor all those women who gave us life and nurtured us in countless ways. I have been blessed to understand the endless relevance of the value of Motherhood through the modeling of Frances,Dorothy,Elaine ,Rosemary and a bevy of … Continue reading

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Thirteen paychecks

Years ago when someone retired they had about thirteen social security checks to cash before the Grim Reaper made a visit. Today for many retirement is just another word for the ultimate promotion to fulfill a host of dreams and … Continue reading

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Nurses

This is a week where we celebrate one of the key groups that are vital to every aspect of our lives,Nurses.From the first moment of life to the entire panorama of the human experience nurses play vital roles in our … Continue reading

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Convedrsation with Miriam Cohen

Conversation with Miriam Cohen Posted on May 5, 2014 by S. J. Tagliareni One of the main characters in “The Cross and the Swastika” Miriam Cohen did not initially see the Nazi’s as a real threat. Question Miriam how did the … Continue reading

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Conversation with Miriam Cohen

One of the main characters in “The Cross and the Swastika” Miriam Cohen did not initially see the Nazi’s as a real threat. Question Miriam how did the Nazi’s taking back Austria effect your life? Miriam:” For a short period … Continue reading

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Leading up to mother’s Day

In less than a week we will celebrate a day to honor all those wonderful women who were our primary source of life and learning. It was at our Mother’s knee that many of life’s valuable lessons were learned. It … Continue reading

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New Novel

Writing about the Holocaust can be a lonely ,painful and isolating experience. However, I am energized by the commitment I made to my friend and mentor therefore I must continue to be a witness. It would be foolish and vain … Continue reading

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Failure

Failure is the one threshold that prevents many dreams from becoming reality. The memories and fears of the stumbles remind us that there is pain when things go wrong. It s the most rare human life that does not have … Continue reading

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Robert Shore

One of the great blessings I enjoyed when I lived in New York was the friendship of Robert Shore.I met him one morning at the Corner bakery and had no idea that he was one of the foremost artists in … Continue reading

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