Today is the 11th yahrzeit of my grandmother. I was very close with her and I'm eternally grateful for the inner strength and self-love which she helped cultivate within me. My daughter is actually named for her (as well as for my cousin who would also have been quite the matriarch with her strong feminine … Continue reading Apple Doesn’t Fall From the Tree—She Flies!
25th Anniversary of…
My bat mitzvah! My entrance into womanhood. I was searching for the words to capture how I so deeply connect with my inner 12-year-old self—that pure, innocent girl who had not yet explored the sexual sphere, which would end up wreaking havoc on her emotional life. How to say that? How to capture it? Am … Continue reading 25th Anniversary of…
Birds Atop Trees and Phone Wires
For you, it’s simple chatter For me, it’s all that mattersFor stuck inside these four wallsI hear how nature callsI no longer feel unsettled and alone Wherever I go, in Nature I find home
Technology Makes Tasks Easier, But Not the Task of Living in the Moment
Yesterday I deposited a check at the bank and did each step painstakingly to make sure it went through. It's a simple process, but sometimes the simple things are harder for me, since I have issues trusting that things are really supposed to go smoothly. It gives me a sense of control if my hard … Continue reading Technology Makes Tasks Easier, But Not the Task of Living in the Moment