Before I start on the substance of this post, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude for all the thoughtful and supportive comments on last week’s post. To be quite honest, I was floored by the responses. I had thought I was just posting another rambling, half-baked, barely edited and perhaps of… Continue reading Songs For A Rainy Day
The first days of Pesach have come and gone. The four cups of wine were poured and consumed, the mah nishtana asked, the front door opened to greet Elihayu haNavi. Our new home was filled with the sounds and smells of family and holiday togetherness. It was wonderful.
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
There have been a lot of huge philosophical concepts resting heavily on my mind lately: What it means to have choice, the responsibility to protect others from harm, the obligation to not place a stumbling block before the blind, the meaning of hope, the exhortation not to judge others until you are in their place,… Continue reading Three Songs Not At All Related to This Time of Year (but that you might like anyways)
Life moves quickly. I was just making Shabbos and now it’s already time to clean up. I was just getting married and now it’s been over five years. My oldest was just born and now he’s a preschooler. It was just Shavuos and now it’s Rosh Chodesh Tammuz. It can be dizzying. But there are… Continue reading Capturing the Memories Before They Fly By