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Visitor Comments: 24

(24) Anonymous, January 24, 2008 10:07 PM

To Marc

Yes, it does take a father also to make a baby. And yes, he should be recognized. But you must admit that it's the mother who deals with the nauseau and vomit of morning sickness, aches and pains of loose and streching ligaments, constant bathroom trips, heartburn, shifted center of gravity, lack of sleep due to physical discomfort and aformentioned bathroom trips, varicos veins... I could go on but lets get to the punch... hours and hours and hours of labor to do what is comparable to pushing a cantalope out of your mouth.

(23) Anonymous, January 21, 2008 4:27 AM

This video is marvelous!!!!! It brought tears to my eyes. Lori is wonderful!!!
I kept thinking while I was watching it how lucky her husband and family are
to have her in their lives. Please, Please keep her videos coming!!!!
Thank you so much.

(22) Anonymous, January 20, 2008 10:53 PM

More yellow roses.

A few years ago, just before the High Holidays, I went to my mother's apartment and presented her a dozen yellow roses, her favorite. When I walked in I said, "thanks mom for giving me life." She was totally taken by surprise, especially since she left me and my sister with our father when we were very young. And, there were long periods that we didn't even know where she was. Almost in tears she said, "but I didn't give you a very good life" which I replied, " well maybe that's what you think but, yah know... overall its been a fantastic ride, no matter what, its been worth with it all - thanks mom, thanks for giving me life and I mean it from the bottom of my heart." Then the most incredible thing happened, she cried, as hard as it might be to believe, I could see the guilt that I never knew she carried leave her face.

I'm approaching my 59th birthday. After my own experience and watching the video, I realize doing it again is the thing to do. This year, on my birthday, I'm going to take her more yellow roses.

Tanks Lori.

(21) mom, January 18, 2008 2:23 PM


When you started with "Happy Birthday" I thought you were going to continue...."mom, on your 75th!"
But you already gave me two great concert tickets, so I just had a good laugh!

(20) shoshana, January 18, 2008 6:42 AM

just on time

lori, my birthday is on next shabbat. i am having very hard times right now, being homeless and unemployed, althought Hashem granted me with so many presents and gifts that i do not know how to use, but hopefully i will be ok.
the thing is that my mum not always acts the same when having me living with her or when i am out of her house.
so it is actually hard to say to people who does not get along well with their mum to do that.
if u have an answer for me until next shabbat, u go!

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