podcast

When A Yes Should Be A No

I had to say “no” to writing this blog post yesterday (I strongly prefer to write my posts on Sunday, that way they come out bright and early Monday morning) because there was just too much going on. It was a balagan of a day. So here I am, writing this post shortly before lunchtime… Continue reading When A Yes Should Be A No

bujo · Miscellany

December BuJo Plus My New To-Do System

I was so ready to leave the ridiculousness of November behind me and move into December, but unsurprisingly, December is starting off even more ridiculously than November. We’re all stuck at home in quarantine (we’re fine, thank G-d). In person school has been cancelled until after Chanukah so we’re back to zoom. Plus over a… Continue reading December BuJo Plus My New To-Do System

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Stop Confusing Poor Choices With Righteous Behavior

If you do a topic search on my blog (try: Torah) you’ll see a lot of the same themes over and over again. Some of my favorite mitzvos are the ones that govern our interactions with others, both in action and in thought. The following are a sampling of times I’ve explicitly written about these… Continue reading Stop Confusing Poor Choices With Righteous Behavior

Miscellany

Being Authentic and Loving My Housewife Life

It seems so retro, such a throwback, and a little, I don’t know, something I don’t always want to own, but, guys, I really do like being a homemaker. I’ll own that. I like it. I get pleasure from it. And I talk about that, plus how I balance my creative drive while also striving… Continue reading Being Authentic and Loving My Housewife Life

Marriage

Keeping the Peace in My Marriage

No matter how fantastic a spouse may be, living with another human being is bound to bring the occasional conflict.  Most of us are probably familiar with the toothpaste tube scenario – one spouse squeezes from the middle, the other from the bottom, and angst ensues.  On the surface, this is a banal and even… Continue reading Keeping the Peace in My Marriage