Jewish Journal

Can I take it back?

By Ilana Angel

August 31, 2009 | 11:15 am

My blog is about being single, a mother and finding love over the age of 40.  I enjoy writing the blog very much.  It’s cathartic and while when I started I thought I would write once a... read on

  • Oy Vey, not again

    By Ilana Angel

    August 30, 2009 | 12:33 pm

    I try really hard to live my life without regret because it’s such a horrible feeling.  The hope is that I will learn from every experience and accept that I make the choices I do for a reason.  I believe that even though lessons are sometimes hard to learn, if I view them as... read on

  • Smile for the camera

    By Ilana Angel

    August 29, 2009 | 2:28 pm

    I got divorced when my son was 6 months old.  (It’s a long story for another time.)  While it was a hard decision to end my marriage, it ultimately was the best thing for me and therefore for my son.  In terms of my boy, it was the best choice I could have made because in setting... read on

  • Are you prepared?

    By Ilana Angel

    August 28, 2009 | 5:19 pm

    It’s amazing how life can change in an instant.  It only takes a split second for things to be turned completely upside down.  No matter how hard we try to have all our ducks in a row and plan for the future, can we ever really be prepared for the shock of surprise?

    The friend... read on

  • No rhyme or reason

    By Ilana Angel

    August 27, 2009 | 12:04 pm

    How is it possible that whenever you are feeling down on love, no matter what station you tune to on the radio, no matter what the time of day, no matter if it’s English or Spanish, you get a melancholy love song?  And furthermore, how is it possible that when you get the one song... read on

  • End of an era

    By Ilana Angel

    August 26, 2009 | 10:25 am

    I am taking care of a friend for a couple of days who has had some surgery.  I love her very much and she is doing great. We are heading to her post-op visit this morning and I was going to write a note to say that my blog would not be posted until this afternoon.  I normally blog... read on

  • More random stuff

    By Ilana Angel

    August 25, 2009 | 8:53 am

    1) Why has Mike Fleiss not called me?  It’s been almost a week since I declared to the world that I love him and the magic that is created in his mind and still no call.  I thought for sure he would invite me for lunch if for no other reason than to get some sincere fan worship. ... read on

  • Be brave

    By Ilana Angel

    August 24, 2009 | 11:22 am

    At a pool party yesterday my friends all had plenty to say about my recent trip into Datingville.  My “go to single guy friend Ari” certainly had a lot to say about the turn of events and I was surprised that some of it hurt my feelings.  Not in a “why is he being so mean and... read on

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