Category: Lifecycles

Old Friends 0

Old Friends

Old friends are so important. They help us to remember – where we came from and perhaps where we are going. What a difference a couple of decades makes…

Maddy’s Bat Mitzvah 0

Maddy’s Bat Mitzvah

All that planning and preparation, months of practicing and it was all over in the blink of an eye. Maddy was remarkably poised, Leigh-Anne was proud and I was beaming. Photography for the event...

Convocation 2007 0

Convocation 2007

The month of May was a momentous one for the Palter family. Leigh-Anne finally received formal recognition of her amazing achievement in obtaining her Masters degree in Business Administration. It was a beautiful spring...

Trick or Treating 0

Trick or Treating

Ben was a lion. Ella was an elephant. When Ben arrived at the doors, he’d say: “Trick or treating.” I corrected him at the next couple of doors. Then, he turned to me and...

The eighth day

The eighth day

Today was the eighth day. Today was the bris, the brit milah, the big snip — the ceremonial circumcision of Ben. I slept poorly last night, both anxious about the day’s events and reflecting...