Category Archives: Family Treasure


The Wednesday morning Cape Cod pals have been meeting for discussion and breakfast for several decades. Mix of former surgeons–chief medical officer of hospital–chemist/owner of test lab and PHD/entrepreneur launcher of wide variety of successful businesses. The group chat begins at 6:30 a.m. in the entrepreneur’s business office, which overflows with huge piles of varied items. When gently accused of being ... Read More »

Hospice Room 2

When Norma arrived at hospice to visit her beloved sister, Marian, she found the staff welcoming–the facility sparkling–the atmosphere warm. When she gave Marian’s name, she was guided to Room 2. When she stepped into the room, the nurse attendant hugged her and said she would step aside to allow Norma private time with Marian. This was the first time Norma ... Read More »

“Y” in Family

For the past 4 days, Dianne and I gathered up our families on Cape Cod. Some 30 lovelies adjusted to 26 due to 1 precious grand enduring arm cuts which impeded travel. Wandering among them at ocean, beach, picnic, salt water swim, play and sand ventures; a robust Pig Roast; whale watch 4 hour cruise (saw 35 of those handsome ... Read More »

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is our destination today. Weather check affirms heat will hover at 109 degrees or above during the stay. Made me question WHY we would plunge into what seems a warmup pit to visit the Devil? Wife, Dianne, answered that one could choose to focus on the heat—-or focus on the fact her precious granddaughter, Trinity, chose the stunning ... Read More »

Yoga for Amputees

Yoga for Amputees The mission of Yoga For Amputees® by Marsha T. Danzig is simple: Get amputees back to wellness and freedom in the body, mind and spirit through the practices of breathing, yoga poses, relaxation, and stress reduction. My precious daughter Marsha is featured in the Hudson Valley Almanac Weekly to promote an upcoming Yoga Class for Amputees she will be offering on April ... Read More »

Courage & Survival

Courage & Survival This morning I began to think about my lovely daughter Marsha and her brutally honest book Fierce Joy. Marsha has been through so much in her young life and has faced every challenge by seeking the high road.  Her courage in the face of adversity is a constant source of inspiration to everyone who knows her.  Marsha was ... Read More »


Bob Danzig shares his view on magic moments… Adoration  “Adoration” is a mighty good word for any parent to feel for their child. My own sense of adoration soared as my #2 daughter, Marsha, joined my wife Dianne and I for a New Year’s Eve Gala. I found it thrilling to be on the dance floor with Marsha, as smooth a Ginger Rogers ... Read More »

Father Daughter Survival

"Throughout the most difficult health challenges, Marsha was the lit candle that helped our family embrace spirit." Read More »

Life Is What We Make of It

“Life is what we make of it.”  These words can be either a cliché or a reality—as one chooses.  My #2 (of 5 kids), Marsha, is here on Cape Cod living with my wife, Dianne’s pal, Joy, until her health insurance can be transferred to Ohio where she had made moving plans to live near her wonderful sister, Darcy.  After ... Read More »

Yes I Can!

I came across three examples of people facing adversity and choosing “YES I CAN” as a life roadmap. The first was a mother bragging about her son who had multiple challenges growing up. He was born with cerebral palsy and suffered from life long depression. As an adult, he chose to become a social worker and is now a source ... Read More »