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How Did He Die? Does it matter?

“Dave Goldberg, founder of Survey Monkey died suddenly on Friday night.” Some version of that sentence has been all over the news for the past three days. Goldberg had probably a higher media profile than otherwise through his wife Sheryl … Continue reading

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Novelist Dies. Let’s Chat.

The towering German novelist Günter Grass died yesterday. My snap reaction was, I need to call and tell Elisabeth. She’ll want to talk about it. Which would be great except that my mother-in-law died two years ago this month, and … Continue reading

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“Why didn’t you bring more sausages?”

My father-in-law Eugene Katz asked me this question a couple of years ago when I went to to visit. He grew up with in Germany over ninety years ago,  and I know all of the unusual foods that that he … Continue reading

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Life is Complicated…and Never Long Enough….

Elisabeth Katz died on Friday at home in Napa, California. At 93 last Wednesday, she had a long life. But life never seems long enough. Forty-one years ago, the first time I was to meet Elisabeth–“Mrs. Katz” at that point–she … Continue reading

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