Portions of the memoir were posted on Facebook in the summer of 2018.
Here is a selection of some of the comments received in the first three weeks.
If you want to make up your own mind read the excerpts here.
absolutely perfect in every way… you’re the real thing
can’t wait to read the whole book!!!
Compelling, masterfully written and… true. A can’t be beaten combo
I can’t stop reading these, After only eight, it’s a daily fix. Thank you for sharing. What a life
You’ve got me hooked
I am in …hook line and sinker
gripping, witty and an easy read
what a great read
I’m hooked. I need more.
so well written…I am starving for more
I love how you write, like you are standing next to me and we are having this amazing conversation.
couldn’t put it down…do you mind if I share it with my FB friends – I am sure many of them would enjoy it as much as I did.
I’m hooked…I can’t wait for next instalment.
the rich threads that bind a mother’s and son’s relationship are so unique. You’re bringing to mind my own threads. Thank you.
keep it coming. I’m loving it.
your talent as a storyteller is prodigious
your story is also my story and the story of so many refugees who came to Canada after WWII. Looking forward to next piece.
it just gets better, funny but sad – a lot uplifting
I am going to order an oxygen tank because your witty, gifted way with words leaves me breathless.
can’t wait for the book
I try to save up the pieces so I can linger longer.
already reading like the story where I just can’t put the book down
very enjoyable reading and poignant
Engrossing. That’s all any author needs to hear.
I’m hooked amazing.
Love it. Can’t wait for your next episode. I am hooked.
it’s a bestseller in the making.
Can’t wait for more.
Omggggg….gotta go now to read the 2nd part…can’t wait!!!!
Brought a tear to my eye
Hooked from Israel and I can’t wait for tomorrow.
thanks for making me well-up before 11am
MORE MORE. I want MORE please.
it’s a page turner
absolutely wonderful. Your pace is perfect and your descriptions really bring me there.
oh Tommy you made me cry
Before I go to the computer to read your story, I get some tissues which I always seem to need…thanks for the beautiful read.
have you ever thought of putting all this into a musical?
emailing it to a half a dozen non-FB friends
I am hooked
can’t wait to read more
want more cannot wait
This is terrific, I kept scrolling and scrolling down hoping for more. I’m hooked.
you can make a believer of anyone. Can’t wait for more….my heart skipped a beat…very touching.
You definitely know how to tell the tale
You definitely have a way with words. I am totally impressed with your commitment to produce a new short story every morning….after reading episode #1 writing that book is your destiny. Bravo!
I am totally hooked. Cannot wait for tomorrow. So personal but so universal – that makes it great.
wonderful eloquence made my eyes well up
I can say, without hesitation that this is a book I will need to own. Your talent, your story and your sense of style are inspirational. Thank you for gifting us with this treasure- I look forward to every day’s instalment with profound anticipation.
I’m thinking maybe I should save these up and then binge-read…one day is too long to wait to get to read the next two pages!!!
you Paris, your Mom and a couple of dogs…what a cast of characters.
Great story telling talent
makes you want to keep reading
smart as it is suspenseful
you had me at “Darn.”
my goodness I really enjoyed that. Poignant and entertaining. That is difficult to achieve.
Humour and sadness, like caramel-salt candies, inherently Jewish! Yet, a universal read. Bravo! Good luck on this journey! Cannot wait!
OK I’m sold when is book coming out? Superb reading!
You should put this into a memoir…I would love to be able to buy a printed version as well.
I thought I was going to get through without tearing up. Nope.
Oh I am so enjoying reading your stories. Can’t wait for the next one.
the way you write I can feel your emotions and understand the struggles
I look forward to spending time with you on a daily basis.
pinball game writing: exciting, chaotic, unpredictable. Fun. A-1 character description.