Mindful and Meditative Mondays # 17 – Time to Reflect

I know for most people today is not the beginning of the new year…but for the Jewish people, my people, it is… and gives us a bonus second chance to take a look at what’s been going on, what needs to be changed and to make plans for a better future. As I’ve said many… Continue reading Mindful and Meditative Mondays # 17 – Time to Reflect

Sweet Noodle Kugel

I just want to dive into it.

Sweet what? For those of you who have no idea at all what the title of this post refers to, take a gander: What you are looking at is sweet lokshen kugel (noodle casserole/pudding…in Yiddish!). It’s one of my favorite things to eat, but because it is also ridiculously high in fat content, I only eat it… Continue reading Sweet Noodle Kugel

Book of Good Life

This past week was a trying one with the monkey. Lots of whining (no cheese, otherwise I would have been more into it), lots of blaming others instead of taking responsibility for her actions and feelings, lots of crying (on both of our parts) and lots of straight-out vengeful defiance.  It sounds like she’s 14… Continue reading Book of Good Life