40 in 40 · Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Less Really Is More

“The more possessions the more worry,” Pirkei Avos 2:7 I’ve noticed a trend among my friends, both in real life and online: People are decluttering. They’re going through their closets, garages, storage spaces, that one room where everything gets dumped (for us, that was our guest room. We can’t exactly have guests right now so… Continue reading Less Really Is More


Road Trips, Small Children, and no DVDs

I’ve written about taking long, long road trips with my family.  I’ve also written about my feelings on letting my kids watch DVDs (hint: I’m for it).  But putting the two together is an entirely different creature.  Maybe I’m just a little old school, fondly remembering the days when I would curl up with a… Continue reading Road Trips, Small Children, and no DVDs