11 May 17 Elijah woke at 6:30 and Jamie decided I should do likewise. I bjorned him on my back and set out to greet the day. Always the affable walking buddy, Eli narrated the journey with sweet coos and babble for the whole hour without uttering so much as a single protest. We walked … Continue reading The Final Countdown
Our first vacation to Maui as a family of four was certainly an adventure! I’ve wrote a post with various snippets and pics. Continue reading Adventures In Potty Training
Dear Dad, Gazing down at my two day old son dreaming quietly in my arms, I couldn’t help but think of you. So I thought I’d write, as you always enjoy hearing about my travels and this has been quite the adventure. Our journey began on Saturday, July 6. Jamie was almost due, in the … Continue reading Oy, I’m a Dad!
James Albert Katoff was born on July 2, 1950 in Hollis, Queens to Janice and Roy. After moving to Valley Stream in ’53, ‘Little Jimmy,’ grew up watching the Lone Ranger and reading Hardy Boys novels. A shy boy, he got good grades, made his parents proud and had a knack for making people laugh. He was in … Continue reading Jim Katoff – Eulogy
My father picked me up at San Diego Airport at 9AM and we went directly to temple. Normally, I don’t spend my sunny Saturday mornings in the synagogue nor do I intend to start, but this was a very special Saturday. My step-brother Adam and his wife Miryam had welcomed their new baby girl, Georgi … Continue reading San Diego in 36 hours to see the baby