My 15 Minutes of Fame

Yesterday afternoon, while my husband and I were doing chores around the house, my mother in law called and left a message for “the famous Heidi Fishman.” It took me a minute to figure out what she was referring to, and then I realized the local paper had published the article about memoir writing thatContinue reading “My 15 Minutes of Fame”

The Idea is Born

My mother graciously agreed to tell her story to my son’s 7th grade history class at Crossroads Academy.  She is a holocaust survivor and her memories cover her war years as a German-Jewish child living in Amsterdam. She was only 5 when the war started. Two years later she returned to my children’s school andContinue reading “The Idea is Born”