The Final Countdown

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

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Oy, I’m a Dad!

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!

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Jim Katoff – Eulogy

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

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