I’m upstairs, working on a deck that I feel intense pressure to finish but adrift in the massive task that lays before me. The children, energetic until the end of […]
The bedtime routine is different these days. Long after the children have fallen asleep I tiptoe into each of their rooms, youngest to oldest, to gently connect my hand to […]
I miss them so very much. My life, my heart. Nothing helps anymore.
For the first time since I was not “C”, I let someone peek over the mechitza. I’ve cultivated a very different persona, we’ll call her Jennifer, for my alter ego; […]
Spare a thought today, for those of us not in shul. It’s not because we don’t want to be there, to hear shofar and be uplifted. We can’t. We can’t […]
I miss this city. I miss the energy and the freedom it gave me three years ago to grow and to challenge myself in my career. I don’t miss the […]
Her crisp navy tunic ends just past her knees, the school’s crest embroidered on her chest. Knee socks were contemplated but in this oppressive heat we settled on ankle socks, […]