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Pesach pics

April 6, 2007


Pesach 2007 at Cohens and Coopers

vacation narrative continued

April 5, 2007


My cousin Sam’s recollections of Aunt Leah

January 29, 2007


Leah Kaplan (1904-2007)

January 29, 2007


My great-aunt Leah died this morning. I’m glad she is no longer suffering. The funeral will be on Sunday. On Wednesday I made arrangements for her transfer on Thursday from Montefiore Hospital to hospice care at the Jewish Home and Hospital. Thursday morning my parents came home from vacation, and they agreed with my decision. […]

Leah (continued)

January 23, 2007


I spoke with my sister this evening, and she points out that at this stage Leah may receive better pain management at the hospital than at home. Perhaps I won’t move her and leave these decisions to my parents. We both expected this, but we are nonetheless very sad now that the end is near. […]

another Leah update

January 23, 2007


I spoke with the hospital MD in charge of Leah’s care, & she reports that Leah’s white blood cell count has been elevated again for the past two days and the IV antibiotics are no longer working. I authorized her to remove the IV. The MD also reports multiple body part failure and that Leah’s […]

my nephew Joshua and his band

January 21, 2007


Joshua is on the right playing the red bass guitar.