Miscellany

How To Manage Your Inner Critic

I’ve been writing regularly for long enough now (over a decade!) that you might think I never deal with self-doubt or critical thoughts or insecurities or writer’s block. Bahahahahaha. I deal with all of that, and sometimes (a lot of the time?), the more “successful” pieces I write, the more pressure I put on myself… Continue reading How To Manage Your Inner Critic

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Coming Out of the Convert Closet

If you follow this blog’s Facebook page, or have read my Of Interest posts, you’ll see that I’ve shared posts from Hevria more than a few times. This community of Jewish creators is such a great space, and, full disclosure, I was super bummed to not be a part of it when it started. But… Continue reading Coming Out of the Convert Closet

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That Time I Thought I Could Be a Fashionista

Some women are eternally stylish, effortlessly fashionable, always chic no matter the setting. I have never really been one of those women. I was the girl in high school who found her prom dresses at the thrift store, and rocked caution tape for a sash at Winter Formal. I have never really understood the mystery that is… Continue reading That Time I Thought I Could Be a Fashionista

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Stop Looking At Other People’s Grass Already And Plant Your Own Garden

I love connecting with people. I enjoy the stimulation of reading the articles my friends post, seeing what others are up to and laughing at the brilliant silliness that can be found online. But at some point a darker emotion edged in. It snuck up on me as I saw a website launched that I… Continue reading Stop Looking At Other People’s Grass Already And Plant Your Own Garden

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Of Interest – August

Remember how excited I was that all my kids were in camp? And my assumption that I would be able to do the All The Things with all the free time that stretched out expansively before me? Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. I seem to have underestimated how much time taking care of four children and a house in… Continue reading Of Interest – August