Miscellany

On Endings and Beginnings

Seventeen days That’s all the time we have left in Charm City. The movers are coming on the 24th to pack all our possessions into boxes, and they will return on the 25th to load those boxes, and our furniture, into a big, probably enormous, truck. We’ll pack our children and immediately needed possessions into… Continue reading On Endings and Beginnings

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Before Our Feelings Fade

The first thing I did was cry when I heard the heart wrenching news that the three kidnapped boys in Israel were not just kidnapped, but murdered.  Almost the next thing I did was get off of Facebook.  I just couldn’t.  I didn’t want to comment, I didn’t want to read comments or links to… Continue reading Before Our Feelings Fade

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Dealing with Disappointment

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that anyone who’s reading this has probably been disappointed at some point in their life.  We all experience it.  Sometimes it’s the little let-downs like not having milk for your coffee, or missing an opportunity to meet an out-of-town friend.  And sometimes it’s the really… Continue reading Dealing with Disappointment