Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Life, old-fashioned-style

We are still out of power. One of my piano students informed me that the power might not even be reconnected until Thursday. So, we went to the store yesterday and bought candles and an extra flashlight and are “roughing” it. I just hope we get power back before Shabbos! I’m very grateful that at… Continue reading Life, old-fashioned-style

Home stuff

Ike, northern style

It was really windy all day. Humid and windy. I was at work until 4 p.m., and I periodically glanced out the window to watch the trees bend and sway in a macabre display of elasticity. It’s fascinating how wood can be both firm and flexible, depending on the conditions. After work, I came home… Continue reading Ike, northern style