Category: Yahrzeit

Never an easy day, but a wild coincidence happened…

Yesterday still was a tough day for many, even after 5 years.  Missing Katie, missing Nate too and hoping he is thriving in Germany.  Things peak at expected and surprise times. Here are a few candles for Katie love, and then I’ll share something weird that happened yesterday of all days, in the wilds of ...

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Remembrance approaching…

July 13th is a tough day for sure.  The Jewish tradition of Yahrzeit involves lighting a candle that burns for 24 hours, at sundown the evening before.  Though any candles can be used (Yahrzeit candles are available at some grocery stores) and some folks light candles on the day being remembered.  I will do a ...

4 Years Later – Katie’s Love Persists

Tonight at sunset, we started to remember the vibrant life of our Katie K, whom left us too soon 4 years ago tomorrow (July 13th).  Light a Yahrzeit candle tonight or tomorrow (or a peaceful bonfire) and remember her wishes that we all “let our little light shine.”  If you’d like to share a photo(s) ...

3 Years Later – Katie Is In Our Hearts

Hard to believe it has been three years today, since we lost our bright star and guiding light, dear Katie.  Last night at sundown and throughout today, together we light Yahrzeit (or other) candles to honor Katie, and to remind us that she is still with us in our hearts, still being the voice of ...

Yahrzeit 2017 – 3 years tomorrow

Update: Visit 3 Years – Katie Is In Our Hearts to see the tribute to Katie. Hi All – Tomorrow will mark 3 years since our dear Katie K peacefully passed on. Like years past if you want to light a Yahrzeit or other candle for her tonight at sundown or tomorrow sometime, we’ll be ...

Happy Birthday Katie (and Katie Kits)

Well, on Friday, June 30th, a few of us were able to gather for what would have been Katie’s 47th birthday.  We were at the beach where Katie celebrated her 42nd, 43rd and 44th birthdays with Nate and the rest of us.  It was a beautiful day again by the lake, and could feel Katie’s ...

Remembering Chuck, 4 Years

Today is the Yahrzeit for Charles (Chuck) Kramer, whom left us peacefully 4 years ago.  Please light a candle for Chuck and share any memories or thoughts with us here.  If you care to share a photo of your candle or remembrance, you can send them to the email listed below and I will add ...

Remembering Chuck Tomorrow, Join Us

(New post with a tribute to Chuck can be found here) Tomorrow, Feb 21st, is the Yahrzeit for Charles (Chuck) Kramer, Katie’s dear father whom passed away four years ago.  Join us in honoring Chuck tomorrow (or tonight at sundown) with the lighting of candles and remembrance of an incredibly supportive and loving person. I’ll ...

2 Years Later – Remembering Katie

Today we sadly mark the 2nd anniversary of Katie’s peaceful passing, which occurred far too soon for such a bright, vibrant light.  To honor Katie, together we light Yahrzeit candles stating last night and throughout the day today, as we are reminded on this day of the loss we all feel. Katie is not forgotten ...

Yahrzeit 2016 – 2 Years on Wednesday

Friends, the 2nd anniversary of Katie’s passing will be upon us on this Wednesday, July 13th.  Hard to comprehend that it has been two years already since we lost our dear Katie K. Per Jewish tradition, Yahrzeit candles are lit at sundown on the evening prior to the anniversary.  These memorial candles burn for 24 ...