Best Steakhouse in Dayton: Flemings

My family and I first ate at Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2002…  It’s an expensive restaurant, but we really loved the steaks and the speciality side dishes.  I’ve subsequently eaten at Flemings in the Phoenix

HBO Series: Rome

I rarely take the time to watch — much less recommend — a television mini-series, but one show that I really enjoy is “Rome” on HBO (note: I was also a great fan of the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers“).   Rome is an elaborate show produced

Jewish Traditions and Beliefs

It’s starting to look like I’m going to have to find a new branch of Judaism for my faith… For those of you not aware, most American Jews generally fall into one of three “classifications”: 1. Orthodox – those Jews who follow

It’s a Wonderful Life

We went to see the theatrical version of “It’s a Wonderful Life” yesterday at the La Comedia Dinner Theatre.   For those of you not aware, It’s a Wonderful Life was originally a 1946 movie that starred Jimmy Stewart.  The general theme of the story

Vacation in Puerto Rico

We just returned from a five-day family vacation in Puerto Rico.  We stayed at the beautiful El Conquistador Resort on the Eastern part of the island (about 45 minutes from San Juan).  The resort is built on the side of

Schindler Part 2: Leica

Here is an unknown story that will be of interest to you…  Hat tip to Kon Berkovich. The Leica is the pioneer 35mm camera. While it wasn’t the very first still camera to use 35mm movie film, it was the

More Chanukah Icons

Bob read my posting on Chanukah and we were having a discussion about the significance of the dreidel — the four-sided spinning top that is so often associated with Chanukah. The dreidel has four Hebrew letters – Nun, Gimmel, Hay, Shin (letters