3 Aug, 2018

Honoring Our Roots

2021-01-03T17:25:42-06:00August 3rd, 2018|Tags: |

At our grandparents' grave - my sister, my brother and I Summer is the time of family reunions. Incidentally, just before my hip surgery, we had a family [...]

7 Dec, 2017

Dead People’s Stuff

2021-01-03T17:26:01-06:00December 7th, 2017|Tags: |

With my brother-in-law's recent death, the topic of dealing with all the things the deceased leave behind has become center stage again for my husband and me. Incidentally, just prior [...]

9 Sep, 2015

The Postcard Tradition

2021-01-03T17:27:13-06:00September 9th, 2015|Tags: , , |

I haven’t been around because I’ve been chilling, and before I was chilling, I was traveling—days crammed with stuffing suitcases, riding taxes and buses, making it to the airport on time, [...]

10 Jul, 2014

Sirens over Tel Aviv

2021-01-03T17:28:10-06:00July 10th, 2014|Tags: , |

This is the Tel Aviv building where we are currently staying on the top floor - the penthouse is set back so you can't see it from the street, plus it's rather [...]

19 May, 2014

Eyeing the Emptying Nest

2021-01-03T17:28:28-06:00May 19th, 2014|Tags: |

I've been in a blogging slump, and I figure it's better to admit that than to publish lackluster posts. There are books I want to write about, photo essays I want [...]

21 Sep, 2012

A Plant as a Companion

2021-09-22T16:37:50-05:00September 21st, 2012|Tags: , |

Our asparagus fern Prickly rules the sunporch. The other day I was reading E.B. White's One Man's Meat again. In the particular essay I happened upon, he was talking [...]

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