It’s inevitable that at this time of year, some people choose to spend their time talking about how much it irritates them that Chanukah has morphed into the Jewish Christmas. Some say that just because it comes around during the same time of year that the idea behind the holiday is lost and that we should “keep it separate.” Others complain… Read More
On Monday, while I was being mindful and meditative as I do, and thinking of the things that needed my attention this week, it became clear that I needed to focus on my morning routine, particularly when the little monkey is with me. I’ve spent far too much time saying, “Come on! Let’s go already! Mommy is going to be late!” with a… Read More
shaking red five-points away from their branches, creating a carpet to crunch with your boots, and darkening skies before evening commutes — quick on its heels was a plodding rain reminiscent of days spent across the pond gloomy and gray, an unending wet quenching parched ivy in a valid attempt — Gaia is trying to pay summer’s dry debt.
Our days are full, our lives are wide the miles between us, a great divide. Though when the stars align just right we see each other, our arms clutched tight around our tribe in warm embrace We see love’s light in every face Reminding us of times held dear Of times gone by, Of better years. When more of us… Read More
Even if it isn’t easy sometimes. Even if the cards on the table are crap. I still like to see the bright side. I took my car in for a simple oil change this weekend, and walked out with my bank account down by nearly $1K because the motor mounts needed replacing, my front brakes needed work, and some belt… Read More