Category: Yahrzeit

Yahrzeit for Katie

This evening starting at sundown we light memorial candles for our dear Katie for the tradition of Yahrzeit. Tomorrow marks 7 years since she left us too soon. If you wish to, light a candle tonight or tomorrow, or remember her in your own way, as we collectively honor Katie’s memory. I hope all know ...

Yahrzeit approaching – Candles and tributes Mon and Tues

Hi all – we celebrated Katie’s birthday on the 30th and I hope you all did something good for yourselves as Katie would have wanted you to. July 13th marks seven years since Katie left us too soon. I have been going through old photos and my heart warms seeing Katie’s infectious smile that is ...

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Yahrzeit for Katie

This evening marks the beginning of the Yahrzeit for Katie. This Jewish tradition of remembrance of a loved one’s passing, begins at sundown the evening before, and lasts through the day of. So beginning this sundown, we light our candles for Katie and remember her love of others and life itself. For many, not a ...

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 ...