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My Personal Version Of “The Help”

September 19, 2011

I just saw a fabulous movie, The Help and was moved to write and dedicate today’s blog to my own experience and to the woman who helped raise me, like the main character in the movie. Her name was Margaret, Margy to me, and in so many ways, I owe my life and the woman I’ve become to her.

Margy was our family’s housekeeper. She was also one of the most amazing women I’ve ever had the honour of knowing. My grandparents hired her back when my mom and her brother were little. I owe my life to the fact that they did. She was employed to clean our house, usually once or twice a week and I’m sure when she started the job, she never would have dreamed what an integral part she would play in an as yet unborn little girl’s life… me.

Margy made sure I came into this world safe and sound and if that wasn’t enough, she then loved and looked after me like I was her own. I remember playing cards together, being rocked when I was crying and my favourite activity – playing “Margy swing me”, the game where poor Margy who was attempting to clean the kitchen floor, had to stop to swing me in circles. I erupted in giggles and she never minded. My grandma was always admonishing me not to “get under foot” when Margy was busy tidying the house… and I perfected getting under foot to an art form! How I loved those times with my Margy.

I recall coming home from school one day, where having been teased and prevented from going inside to use the washroom, I had an unfortunate “accident”. I was mortified to go home with soiled underwear and afraid that I’d somehow be in trouble. Margy changed and cleaned me up, (after finding my not-so-well hidden underwear hiding in the hamper under other clothes) then did some laundry so that no one else would know. I don’t think I ever loved her more than at that moment.

Then there was the time I put my foot into a pail of soapy water in a desperate attempt to avoid going to the doctor, a place I loathed. There was Margy to sooth and cajole me into going upstairs, where my mother was waiting, telling me all would be okay.

Margy was also fond of the expression, “time will tell”. When I was older, time told that Margy couldn’t have children of her own, as a result of being pushed down the stairs by her abusive husband. This news greatly angered and saddened me, as the wonderful woman I knew deserved only the best, not a louse of a husband. I know I was the daughter she never had and it was my great good fortune to be so.

My Margy is still with me, but now from The Spirit Side. Sending her gentle, loving energy and the feel of her work-roughened hands in mine, as she twirls me in a game of “Margy swing me”.

Small Medium Over And Out.

www.jadeintuitive.ca

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COMING SOON TO LILY DALE, N.Y. !!!

July 10, 2011

Hello everyone,

I’ve been busily preparing for my second appearance in wonderful Lily Dale, New York, in just 10 short days… I can’t wait! It is such an honour to be invited back, both as a key-note speaker and guest medium, to this world-renowned Spiritual centre. The Lily Dale Assembly has been in existence since 1879 and is a world leader in the arenas of spiritual/metaphysical development and all things inspirational. They have played host to Tibetan Monks, Mediums such as Allison DuBois, John Edward and James Van Praagh, as well as Drs. Deepak Chopra and Wayne Dyer. I’m thrilled to be gracing the same stage as these enlightened luminaries!

Please join me for my popular Canadian workshop, YOUR INNER HERO – MIND, BODY, SPIRIT WELLNESS on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 1:30 in The Assembly Hall, Lily Dale grounds. As a special guest medium, I will be giving private readings for just a few hours on Thursday July 21 in The Maplewood Hotel, Lily Dale grounds. Space very limited, appointments can be made on-site at both my workshop and The Maplewood as of  Tuesday July 19th.

Please join me in the very special place that is Lily Dale. Looking forward to meeting you all there!

Register Today! Go to www.lilydaleassembly.com  or call 716- 595-8721. You may also register at the door, July 20th, space permitting.

My website:  www.jadeintuitive.ca  for more information.

Small Medium, over and out.

On The Spot Predictions – What Can You Tell Me Right Now!?!

June 3, 2011

The life of a professional psychic medium is certainly never boring! One question I’m asked, practically as soon as people know I’m a medium is, “what can you tell me right now?!” Like other pro psychics, I like to prepare before readings… much like athletes preparing before races. Giving on-the-spot messages is akin to running a world-class sprint, but without the benefit of any warm- up laps. Depending on the situation, I’ll do my best to accomodate this request because what I do is also who I am. And because sometimes I’m called to action without any notice due to the fact that the Spirit World waits for no one!

A recent case in point was a meet and greet held at a prestigious Real Estate Brokerage to discuss my giving a seminar – as a former Real Estate Agent, I give talks, positivity coaching and energy clearings to “my former peeps”. I had been warned by the friend brokering (pun intended!) the introduction to “keep it corporate” and not get into my other stuff. Ie: don’t discuss that I’m also a medium. The first thing the Managing Director said to me was, “you’re the psychic, what can you tell me right now?” Okay, “just be corporate” out the window! Closing my eyes for a moment, I gave her the name of her deceased mother, in answer to what her nickname might be… most of her last name (which I hadn’t been told), that someone in the office was battling breast cancer and some other stuff. When I opened my eyes, mouth agape, her next question was, “How soon can we book you?” 

When I presented a small teaser for about 20 agents, many told me of “strange coincidental circumstances that drew them in to hear me” and several booked reading, clearing and coaching sessions. An assistant manager heading an upcoming breast cancer fundraiser, asked if I wouldn’t mind predicting the weather for the event and keeping it dry, if I could. I told him it would rain some in the morning, then clear up and be sunny for the rest of the day. He then asked, “Will we hit our mark of $10,000”? Pondering that, I replied that they would hit it and in fact, exceed it! Next an agent who was donating his long ponytail for a wig, to be cut off at the event, asked me if one of their own agents or someone from outside would shave him? My answer from The Other Side was that someone outside the company would do the honours.

Post cancer fundraiser, the Manager in charge thanked me for my positivity and correct predictions. The day brought a little rain until noon, then it cleared up and got sunny, they easily exceeded their ten thousand dollar goal and… the gentleman with the pony tail had it removed by the highest bidder – a woman from The Canadian Cancer Society.  Three for three, not bad!

I really do love this unusual, but highly rewarding career. As George Elliot said, “It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been.”

Small Medium over and out!

www.jadeintuitive.ca   and check me out on You Tube… please disregard the wayward strand of hair… pre-publicist!

SPIRIT HELP – ON THE LIGHTER SIDE

April 18, 2011

Today’s theme is the lighter side of psychic messages and predictions. For my loyal followers (thank you all!) who may think that spirit help is always of a serious nature, this post is meant to lift spirits… pardon the obvious pun, with true stories of a different sort.

Last evening I attended a lovely intimate dinner party, hosted by two dear friends. Besides great company, fabulous food and wine, there was a psychic theme as well (hey us psychics are FUN guests at parties too!). Our esteemed host is VERY into scrabble, so I suggested a twist on his favourite pasttime – “psychic scrabble”. Spirits like board games too, so as a medium, I thought it would be fun to encorporate the two! Earlier in the day, when the host partook of a little “blackberry scrabble”, he told us of an interesting occurence: his board spelled the name, “Jade”. Since that’s the name I use professionally, ie: JadeIntuitive, it was the spirits’ humorous way of giving a positive sign for the evening. The Other Side sends signs all the time, it’s kind of their trademark. Numerous messages were spelled out, both on the scrabble board and by me directly channeling them, for each guest. The spirits made sure no one was left out. Everything from the name of a deceased grandfather’s beloved dog, to a military relative giving a salute, to a gentleman accurately telling me of his career working the railroad. A delightful night was had by all!

On another occassion, after giving messages to one of my favourite clients, she said she had to ask me just one burning question. Her deceased mom had already provided many accurate details and advice, but here’s what she “just had to know”: how to cook her mom’s famed rice dish! Seems my client and her sister had argued for years on the correct way to make this particular recipe… each remembered it differenty. Mom came through, giving the exact measurements, how many cups of rice, to cups of water etc. Trust a mother to help you make her favourite food just right… even from the spirit realm!

Happy holidays to all, Passover and Easter respectively. Remember to set a place for your “invisible guests”, as crossed over loved ones celebrate holidays with you as well!

Small Medium over and out.

www.jadeintuitive.ca

Happy Chanumas!

December 13, 2010

What do you get when you mix one part Channukah with one part Christmas? Chanumas!! I made this word up when I was a kid in honour of blending these two wonderful holidays… yup, I was lucky enough to celebrate both in my family. I remember driving downtown with my gram and gramps to gaze at the Christmas windows done up by The Bay – like many kids, I looked forward to that all year. But not just because of the windows filled with colourful, moving displays… I loved going for car rides and adventures with my grandparents. Gramps made everything into a story, a glorious adventure and gram brought cookies and other goodies to eat along the way. Gram never left home without some form of food in a baggie, in her purse. You never knew when you might get stranded without, heaven help us, any food to eat!! It was a jewish tradition, this great love and worry over food. Plus, my gram was the best baker, known for miles around for her pies, pin wheel cookies, cakes and lemon tartes. I’m happy to admit I rarely leave home without some back-up food to this day. Partly because as a holistic healer, I follow the six small meals a day way of eating; and partly because doing this  helps me to feel closer to my gram. When we keep up  traditions, it really does keep our deceased loved ones closer in our hearts. And they love seeing this from the Other Side, it brings them nearer to us as well!

Back to my story… when we arrived home after seeing all the pretty windows and lights on houses, (we had to drive some distance to see the lit up houses, no Jewish house in our neighbourhood would be caught dead with Christmas lights… pun intended) a surprise would be waiting for me. Gramps had put up a Channukah bush, as he called it – his effort to pay homage to my Scottish half. A really sweet and meaningful effort, all things considered. Thanks gramps!

I celebrated the Christmas side of Chanumas on Christmas eve / Christmas day with my parents and my Nanny. Twas the night before Christmas, marked by the exciting drive to pick my grandmother up, dad’s mom, and bring her home for the holiday. She was special for many reasons, not the least of which was her extraordinary psychic ability, which I have inherited. But on Christmas, Nanny was special because she thought she was the female Santa Claus!! She arrived with several shopping bags overflowing with presents and it was my job to place them carefully under our tree, real of course. Mrs. Claus, aka Nanny, wouldn’t have it any other way. How I loved that job; so many presents, so little time! We had eggnog, I was allowed to open one gift at the stroke of midnight and fell asleep with dreams of sugar plums dancing in my head. Oh, that was also because I danced with The National Ballet of Canada and knew every song of the Nutcracker by heart!

In the morning, Nanny and I had her favourite, a grapefruit half with honey, while I waited impatiently for my parents to wake up. They weren’t morning people and alas, neither am I these days, laugh. Mediums tend to be night owls (evidenced by my writing this at 2 am). In our home there was an order to opening presents, little to most significant, my mom’s order. It was a good one, as the best was saved for last. The day was also marked by my dad’s famous turkey and all the trimmings. He was the cook of the family, and he did it well. Still does, though my mom and his mom are now there in spirit… too bad they miss the yummy food tastes… but not much else. Our spirit loved ones join us for special occasions. I think mine enjoy the pulling of the holiday crackers the most! For those who don’t have a big family to celebrate the holidays with, or any family at all in some cases, please don’t feel that you’re alone… your family and friends surround you. Even if you can’t “see” them, they ARE there, sending you love.

I hope you enjoyed my holiday story. Wishing joy, peace and abundance to my loved ones, friends and clients both here on earth and on the spirit side. God bless us… everyone!

Small Medium off to dream of sugar plums!         www.jadeintuitive.ca     jadeintuitive@yahoo.ca

Happy Halloween, Medium Style!

October 31, 2010

Good evening all,

it’s  Halloween night, the time when spirits are at their strongest. Oh, you thought it was the night of goblins, witches and things that go “Boo!” Well, there are those things as well, and candy… lots of candy, but mostly, there’s good old-fashioned ghosts and spirits. They like the holiday as much as we humans do, especially when there’s a full moon to give them added strength. I’m referring of course, to earthbound ghosts, those who haven’t crossed over into the light and spirits, those who have crossed. Either may be seen this night. Look out, there’s one right behind you!!!

Last weekend I cavorted with the crossed over spirit kind, on a full moon in Chicago, Illinois. One of my wonderful clients brought me to her windy city for a special edition of the group psychic mediumship parties I’m known for. I worked from afternoon into early the next morning giving readings to all the good people in attendance. One fellow even came all the way from Ireland! Wow, that’s pretty far, I was flattered! He had a charming accent and demeanor to match. I connected folks with parents, grandparents, friends and relatives on The Other Side. There were tears, there was laughter and many wonderful messages. One woman “recognized” me from a past life we shared together (that happens once at every event I do) and another gentleman’s spirit folks asked me to take and hold his hands. We shared a memorable heart connection for those few moments which I shall never forget. A lot of love flowed between myself and the two clients responsible for this amazing weekend… the one who lives in Chicago and the one who got me there. We are all now close friends as a result. Other memorable moments: ladybugs, stew and lightning high (93 stories) atop the Hancock building. Sincere thanks to all who took part and made it such a success. And by that I mean both the living and the dead!

Enjoy this night for all things sweet and scary. Happy Halloween from your Small Medium.

Jaye, Over and out.

www.jadeintuitive.ca  and email for appointments at: jadeintuitive@yahoo.ca

LILY DALE, N.Y… Here I Come!!!

June 27, 2010

It’s arrived!! The time I’ve been eagerly awaiting since getting the news on Halloween (an auspicious date, to be sure!). What news , you ask? Well, just the phone call to announce that I’d been chosen to speak and appear as a special guest Medium at the largest centre for Spiritual and paranormal development IN THE WORLD! No biggie. Laugh. Perhaps if I could convince myself that it wasn’t the big deal I know it to be, I’d be less nervous, as I continue preparing for the most important seminar of my career to date. Not usually prone to nerves, as I’ve been a professional inspirational speaker for awhile now, but this isn’t just any old place – it’s the world renowned Lily Dale Assembly in Lily Dale, New York. And no, that’s not like the chicken of the same name.

The Lily Dale complex was established in 1879 and has remained since then, the premier centre for everything Spiritual, paranormal, metaphysical and inspirational. It’s known around the world… yikes! How did I ever get myself into this! Actually, all kidding aside, it is with great honour and gratitude that I will be speaking there this Friday July 2, 2010, presenting a workshop on Spiritual Dowsing and Divining with U.S. paranormal investigator Tim Vodopivec in The Assembly Hall from 1-4 pm. Be there or be square!! We’ll be teaching everything you need to know about the use of  the Divination tools known as dowsing rods and penduluums.

Some of the country’s biggest and best have spoken at Lily Dale, including Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Deepak Chopra, my mentor, the great Allison DuBois, real-life inspiration for the hit television show MEDIUM and the person who suggested I go to Lily Dale in the first place, John Edward, James Van Praagh (Executive producer of the show GHOST WHISPERER), paranormal investigators Jason and Grant of the TV show TAPS. I could go on, but you get the idea. Okay, just reading these names over, I’m giving myself the jitters again, so I’m gonna wrap it up and get back to work.

I’ve also been given the priveledge of appearing as a special guest Medium, giving readings in The Maplewood Hotel on the Lily Dale grounds the following day, Saturday July 3 and Sunday July 4, if the line-ups are long enough! Smile. Appointments can be made to see me in both my seminar and at The Maplewood Hotel’s front desk. See you there!

Blessings and light,

Small Medium over and out.           www.jadeintuitive.ca        jadeintuitive@yahoo.ca

Potatoes And Peanuts – The Lengths Spirits Go To.

May 28, 2010

First off, my apologies dear readers for the length of time between posts… my bad. I was intensely focused on the advice column I was writing for a month as part of Sun Media and Canoe’s contest. Nope, didn’t win, but in life I’ve found it’s the things you don’t do that bring regrets, not the ones that fall under… “nothing ventured, nothing gained”. I’m rather proud of myself for the effort and thankful to all those who called me “a natural” when it comes to giving advice in column format. As a medium, positivity coach and speaker, my job often involves providing guidance along the paths of life, as well as bridging communication between our world and the Other Side. This true story falls under the latter category.

Spirit folks can and do go to extraordinary lengths to let their living loved ones know they are still with them. They continue to help us in our lives and they love us, even through the glass that seperates our two worlds. It’s not really a glass partition, but I use this analogy to explain to clients how their deceased relatives are waving and trying to get their attention… but they can’t see them on the other side of this mystical divide. In order to reach us, spirits will cause things to happen to facilitate communication. One day I went out for my usual walk along the beltline near my home. Suddenly an old friend who I’d lost touch with ten years ago, rode past me on his bike. He stopped. I stopped and we caught up on old times. Promising to get together soon, we both went our seperate ways. As often happens when intentions don’t match actions, we never did do lunch. But I was soon to discover that this was no ordinary “chance meeting”.  About a month later, we passed again on the same beltline, Peter on his bike, me on foot. We stopped briefly to say hi, again with discussions of lunch, including his mom, who had asked about me recently. I really like Petey’s (as I used to call him) mom, so was looking forward to it.  Again never happened, though Peter admitted he’d dropped the ball that time. We bumped into each other no less than two more times (four total for those keeping track!) on the same beltline and by now I knew that this was happening for a reason. I’d expressed that to my found-again friend, even telling him what I do for a living, but he’s a brilliant song writer who’s pretty busy. When it happened again this past Monday – I’d stopped to tie my shoe and he nearly ran me over, this time I wasn’t letting him go without a longer chat. Forces were working awfully hard to get us together!

As we walked, his dad suddenly came through strongly, telling me “his father, I’m his father”. Upon asking, sure enough Peter’s father had passed. Now I was certain who had been orchestrating our paths crossing. Peter told me that strangely, he’d had a sudden urge to stop mowing the lawn halfway through and go for a ride. The next thing his dad told me was potatoes and peanuts. “Does this mean something to you”, I asked Petey. “Yes”, he said, “they were my dad’s favourite things to eat.”  The night before I’d been at a pool party, where I kept hearing the words potatoes and peanuts in my head. As well as race car driver. Peter’s dad is a very strong, insistent spirit who was identifying himself to me a full 24 hours before I’d “bump” into his son again. Yup, he used to race cars and in fact had a stern warning for Peter to slow down while driving. That made his son laugh, recalling to me an event they spent in the car together years before… those who know Peter will understand this warning – he’s a bit lead-footed.

Dad gave me many other accurate messages and details, including a thumbs up for an upcoming big music break for his son. Peter called me yesterday to tell me he just got the good news I predicted.  There were also messages sent for Peter’s mom from her husband, which meant a great deal to her when he passed them on. The details I gave provided proof that dad was still with them, as their accuracy was undeniable. Dad even made me clap wildly and wave my arms at the end of our impromptu reading. A thing in their family was always to clap wildly, especially dad, for sometimes no reason at all. And Peter tells me his father had a goofy sense of humour… which is why he made me wave my arms madly and act like a goof. I didn’t mind, even though we were now on the sidewalk of a busy street. This spirit loves his son and moved mountains, or rather bikes and feet, to talk with his child one last time.

Small Medium, over and out.   www.jadeintuitive.ca      jadeintuitive@yahoo.ca

Lemonade And Other Things To Be Grateful For.

April 26, 2010

Recent events have  me pondering the concept of turning life’s lemons into lemonade.  As a psychic medium I provide readings to clients either individually, in group/party events or by telephone.  I love helping to make a difference in people’s lives, giving  peace and closure gained by communication with their deceased relatives… evidence that loved ones have not left them, they are never truly alone. Messages guide folks along their path with suggestions and encouragement and most that I see are gracious with their gratitude. I give a lot of myself when channelling in this way and I’m more than happy to do it. Sometimes though, I’m not given the respect that my time and efforts deserve. Thankfully, these occurences are rare. A woman came to me interested in what I do but unsure if she was ready for a reading.  Just prior, while seeing a lovely young lady, I was given the names of two spirits. Since they were unfamiliar to her, I knew they belonged to another of the guests waiting to see me. This happens, where a deceased person is so anxious to speak with their relative, that they jump in on someone else’s reading. I had the feeling the spirits belonged with the woman who was unsure about having a session, so I spoke with her and asked  about the two names. She did know them and excitedly said she would now like a reading. I told her my fee (she hadn’t been on my list of appointments) and proceeded to bring through no less than five relatives with significant messages. In fact, there were so many that wanted to speak, I ended up going way over the allotted time and it was a fantastic reading. I do that sometimes, feeling generosity is a positive energy that comes back to us magnified. Well as they say, no good deed goes unpunished! Because of the extra time given, another client couldn’t  see me, she had to drive a friend home from the event. And I discovered later, when being paid by the organizer, that the woman I’d given the stunning 5-spirit session to… had stiffed me, she hadn’t paid for her appointment! I was rather stunned, not to mention disappointed that someone would do that. If money was a problem I would have discounted my rate to help her.

Another lemon tossed my way left a sour taste in my mouth:  A reading I did for a skeptic that my guides and gut instinct had told me would not go well. As always, they were right. Prior to our appointment this sitter told me a story of meeting two well-known mediums who she was sure were nothing but fakes with a fancy TV show… THAT should have set off my warning bells but instead, I forged ahead. People with negativity produce blocked energy that makes reading them and their spirits  difficult, if not impossible. I did my best, but the messages were just not coming through clearly. Of course she wasted no time poking holes in my ability also. I stopped the reading, accepting no payment. Then a lovely blessing turned my lemons of the day into lemonade: my deceased mom sent a sign after my last reading of the day, which went extremely well, all things considered. As I was packing up to leave, a strong, clear smell of roses suddenly wafted around me… my mom’s favourite flower. There had been no scent in the room prior to this. She wanted to send me a little support and love. Thanks mom.

Today, on my walk along a tree-lined path there was a further reminder about gratitude… a man rode by me with his dog; not on a bike, but in a wheelchair-type scooter, faithful companion running alongside. Many folks on this route fail to scoop after their pets, but this gentleman, wheelchair and all, managed to clean up after his pooch.  I felt grateful as we passed each other that I have two healthy legs to carry me through life, a career I love, and my mom who still sends her love when I’m having a bad day. Remember dear readers, when life tosses you lemons… well, you know the rest. For some advice of the physical realm kind (non-spiritual, that is!) check out the School of Life, Canada’s Advice Columnist contest that I’ve entered at www.canoe.ca/advice  It would be a dream of mine to win, as well as allowing me to reach out to more of you. Wish me luck!

Small medium, over and out.

www.jadeintuitive.ca

Lily Dale, N.Y: In Good Company!

April 3, 2010

My job as a psychic medium, healer, teacher, writer and speaker takes me to many wonderful international places, but none as full of history and magic as Lily Dale, New York. I’ll be appearing there this summer co-presenting a workshop and giving readings as a guest medium… I couldn’t be more thrilled! I’m super excited not only because Lily Dale’s summer program is world-renowned but because of the excellent company I’ll be in. This amazing energy centre with homes and architecture that harken back to previous centuries, like in a time warp, has also played host to some of this century’s most brilliant luminaries. This list of Spiritual, Inspirational speakers and mediums reads like a who’s who of world leaders in the metaphysical and healing fields. Names such as Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Doreen Virtue, Allison DuBois, (who told me of my strong healing energy, called me a kindergarten medium when we met and talked last May!) John Edward, Susan B. Anthony and James Van Praagh to name a few. Even the ghost hunters of  TAPS fame, Jason and Grant will be there this summer. Whew, no wonder I’m a little nervous about appearing there as a speaker/medium myself this July 2… that’s quite a cast to follow!! I am honoured to be among them, in some small way, and will hold on to the knowledge that getting me there was Divine Intervention at it’s best.

Many people in both our earth world and the Spirit world got together to facilitate my event July 2nd. and 3rd., of that I have no doubt. How do I know? Because many, many signs directed me along my path and reading those signs, as well as helping others to do so, is one of my favourite things to do as a psychic.  Signs such as Allison DuBois suggesting that I check the place out, even though it’s name made me ask… “Lily Dale, you mean like the chicken”? That’s just a Canadian thing, eh! The day I just “happened” to drop by their offices when the Assembly’s president came out to reception – allowing me the opportunity to discuss my giving a seminar there! Another committee member with the power to book me or not, sitting right beside me in a lecture of over 400 people packed in like sardines. Mere coincidence? I think not!! In fact, there are so many of these “coincidences” that happen to all of us, every day that I’ve decided to write a book about just that. I didn’t decide this alone, by the way… my Spirit guides and advisors TOLD ME that I needed to do this to get the word out about how they help us in our lives. And so I shall. More on that later, dear readers.

My weekend events in Lily Dale are this July 2-3, 2010. Details can be found on my website:  www.jadeintuitive.ca  Since opening in 1879 it has been the largest centre for spiritual and metaphysical studies in the world; it’s also a REALLY cool place to visit! I hope to see you all there.

Happy Passover, Easter to you.

Small Medium over and out.