Age has been on my mind. It's natural, I suppose. Birthdays do bring about such thoughts. My thoughts on growing old are mixed. I am unlike most people and yearn to be older. I feel so incredibly young and inexperienced. I have barely lived my life. Half of the third of my expected lifespan was … Continue reading Young and Restless
I never, EVER, thought I would get married. I, very vocally, believed that no one should even consider dating until they were 25. Secretly, I thought if everyone knew that I wasn't going to think about marriage until then, I would have time to plan my big escape. At 25, I hoped to be on … Continue reading Oh, The Places We Didn’t Go
We met when I was barely eighteen. I kept a low profile, my face hidden behind unkempt hair encased in the hooded sweatshirt I wore defensively. But I listened to the two of you talk and I couldn't contain myself. You spoke my language, peppered with a healthy dose of vulgarity and infused with the … Continue reading Dedicated to The Ones I Love
I'm having emotional writer's block as of late. There are so many topics I could write about, so many things that have happened in the world, in Israel, in my immediate surroundings…but… …I don't like telling the world my opinions on things. I have a lot of thoughts I used to think I could share, … Continue reading Ah Ah Aaaaaaaaaah Ah!
Guest post from the amazing husband who rants really well and doesn't realize that if he can dictate awesomeness, there's nothing stopping him from writing it out, except maybe horrible spelling. 🙂 This past week we leined Parshas Kedoshiim, where Hashem gives us the command Kiddoshim Ti'hiu. Many of us know the Rambam's commentary on … Continue reading You Menuval You
The siren's wail is piercing through the land, interrupting my brooding thoughts. I am in middle of watching a powerful man take great credit for something he only authorized to do. I am irritated by him and his meaningless words. He has overshadowed the intensity of this moment. I read on, the descriptions of how … Continue reading And Onward We Go