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Crying over Diamonds

By Ilana Angel

December 18, 2016 | 9:23 pm

Diamonds are my birthstone and when I turned 13 and my dad gave me my first diamonds ever. They were lovely and delicate stud earrings that I instantly fell... More.

  • Rogue One – My Introduction to Star Wars

    By Ilana Angel

    December 13, 2016 | 2:56 pm

    When Star Wars was released in 1977, I was 11 years old and my parents went out on a date to see it. My dad was wearing a blue sport coat and my mother... More.

  • Breasts & Fruit

    By Ilana Angel

    December 7, 2016 | 8:58 pm

    I like breasts.  I like my own, and can admire others.  I think they are remarkable from the perspective of using them to bond with a newborn baby, and... More.

  • My Aussie Posse

    By Ilana Angel

    December 7, 2016 | 6:57 am

    In September of last year, I went to Australia for my friend Gamble’s wedding. It was a life changing trip. I met really wonderful people who have... More.

  • Writer’s Block

    By Ilana Angel

    December 2, 2016 | 8:27 am

    I have not written all week. I started and stopped about a dozen blogs, but have not managed to get one done. I sit down, I start to write, I get on a... More.

  • Happy Thanksgiving 2016

    By Ilana Angel

    November 23, 2016 | 12:35 pm

    Thanksgiving is a time to say thanks and be grateful for the blessings in our lives. It is a special holiday because we are all being grateful together... More.

  • Happy Birthday Robert Angel

    By Ilana Angel

    November 22, 2016 | 7:15 am

    Today is my Father's birthday. He passed away almost 15 years ago and today marks what would have been his 78th birthday.  It is still hard to... More.

  • Birds & Bees

    By Ilana Angel

    November 21, 2016 | 5:54 am

    Last week I was out for lunch with Google when a wasp landed on my napkin. He sat with me for a very long time. He looked at me for a quick second and... More.

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Ilana Angel writes two blogs for JewishJournal.com. KEEPING THE FAITH is about her worldview as a single Jewish mother, and KEEPING IT REAL is all about reality television....

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