Posted By Kathleen David on March 28, 2007
There is a memorial web log that has been set up for Rabbi David Honigsberg. It is at In_Memorial. Needless to say his death was rather sudden and we, being his friends and family, are still processing it.
I saw him at LunaCon and he played with Caroline while I helped someone else with their costume by seeing what pieces I had that could complete the look. Caroline was showing him her stuffed animals and telling him a story. Alexandra, David and I did the short version of news and they both expressed sympathy and offered a clerical ear about the miscarriage. I always liked David. He was just such a sweet guy and took his religion very seriously. He was always there to answer questions about Jewish Mysticism, a subject he knew a lot about. He was a man with an air of peace about him and he will be missed terribly. I knew him more as a Rabbi and a musician than as a gamer but he was that and more.
There has been some other stuff going on that hasn’t left me with warm fuzzies either but I am working through them and the next part of the puzzle.
I took Caroline out to the local playground because the weather was so beautiful. I will probably do the same later today as well. We have crocuses and daffodils coming up in the yard and there is smell of spring is in the air. A time of renewal and growth and apparently a need to clean. I don’t think I really understood Spring Cleaning until I became a Mom and somewhere in my head a switch flipped and spring cleaning made perfect sense. So I am splitting my time between cleaning and art today. One hour of each and I plan to start with the cleaning. This is what I was going to try yesterday when I found out what happened to David and that kinda threw the day for a loop.
Last night Peter and I attended the High School Girls Bowling Team dinner with Ariel. Last year she walked away with 3 medals and 2 plaques. This year the count was 5 medals and 4 plaques including one for her 657 series which was the 5th highest in the county during the season. So she had fun with her friends and teammates while Peter and I had a good dinner with the parents and I found another science fiction fan in the group. As usual it took up all the time allotted and it was funny to see the lighting being turned off as a hint to the organizers that they only had the hall until 10:00.
I am grateful that I did go to the dinner and see Ariel do her Mark Spitz impression.