A Mother Who Died With Her Daughters at Auschwitz — Ernie Hollander’s Story

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, Ernie Hollander's mother died at Auschwitz, but, no, she was not defeated by her tormentors. When she arrived by train … [Read more...]

A Dream About Wrestling With — Uh, Who Was That Anyway?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I had a dream about wrestling the other night. It maybe could have been a message from my deep psyche, some part of me that … [Read more...]

When It Comes to Beauty, I Get Grabby. Here’s Why

I posted this essay way back in 2009. It's all about trying to hold on to stuff, especially the beauty stuff that life sometimes throws your way. Today, as … [Read more...]

Surprise! Here’s What I Wore to My Daughter’s Wedding

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The votes were in. I'd asked for help deciding what to wear to my daughter's wedding. And some of my readers were kind … [Read more...]

They Did It — They Got Married (And the Bride Was Beautiful)

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They did it. They got married. And the bride was beautiful. No post last week because Jon and I were too busy running … [Read more...]