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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 ...

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Katie’s Birthday today

For what would have been Katie’s 50th birthday today, here is one of Katie’s orchids blooming, in the sunlight this morning! May you all feel her presence, love and guidance, in even the slightest of ways.  For she surely did love and cherish her friends, family and especially Nate — so do keep that feeling ...

Happy 11th Birthday Nate!!!

Dear Nate – Hopefully someday you’ll be able read this, just wanted to wish you very Happy Birthday. We all want you to know that we are thinking about you and you are in our hearts, now and forever. Hope you are having a great day now that you are 11!! In this year of ...

Katie Kramer Psy.D. Doctoral Dissertation Cover

Doctoral Dissertation 2009 – Kathryn (Katie) Kramer, Psy.D.

Long overdue, especially with how many families Katie helped with both her research and hands-on work, which she loved.  Wanted to post Katie’s Doctoral Dissertation in electronic form (link below).  A big thank you to Shawn Rubin for asking if he could re-read Katie’s work and how important he thought it was/is.  One glitch (old ...

Humor and Love Through Adversity – #WonderWoman

This was Halloween 2013 with Katie, Nate and the best Bubbie! Katie truly was a superhero, WONDER WOMAN and her humor through adversity… amazing! Cancer smanzer!! 🔥❤️ …Nate decided on our costumes as he thought his mom was wonder woman too. This is right after Katie stopped us before taking a picture — to make ...

Katie Kits Delivered to Gilda’s Club

Our hearts are full.  Dropped off the maybe last batch of 16 Katie Kits to Gilda’s Club of Metro Detroit and the Breast Cancer Group will get them Wednesday.  With the balance going to some of their other groups.  Glad Katie’s love and desire to give directly to those going through treatment has worked out ...

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 ...

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Happy Birthday Katie!

Thinking of Katie today, who would be celebrating 49… I hope she is still felt in your hearts, able to guide you in times of struggle, and cheering with you in moments of celebration. Today, do something extra special for yourselves – Katie would want you to!  Her orchids are still blooming bright…

Bike Thank You for All… Some Music! AND Katie Kits to Gilda’s Club!

For the donors for my past bike rides for Katie Kit donations (and Multiple Sclerosis) I’ve mailed out CDs.  But in this digital / streaming age I’ve put together a long playlist to cover 2017 through 2019, if I end up doing the ride(s) this year.  As the world needs a little more love these ...

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