6 Aug, 2016

I’m Reading…

August 6th, 2016|Tags: , |

{August Break 8/6: I'm Reading...} I can never just read one book! My current bedtime reading is Yossi Klein Halevi's Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist. I loved his book Like [...]

8 Dec, 2015

A Comfort Book

December 8th, 2015|Tags: , , |

The other day I cast about for a comfort book, something pleasant to read in the tub after a busy day. Usually that would mean an Agatha Christie mystery for [...]

8 Mar, 2015

Sunday Sentence

March 8th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Another Sunday in which I participate in the Sunday Sentence Project(#SundaySentence on Twitter): "I held my breath at the miracle of my mother forgetting herself." from Sheymes, A Family Album [...]

2 Mar, 2015

On Not Reading a Book

March 2nd, 2015|Tags: , |

I didn't read the book for the December meeting of the Memoir Workshop I teach at StoryStudio Chicago. If the instructor doesn't read the assigned book, that's pretty bad, right? [...]

28 Dec, 2014

Sunday Sentence

December 28th, 2014|Tags: , |

I just arrived in Jerusalem, and while I don't have much time to blog, I wanted to share a #SundaySentence from this brilliant book I've been reading since my arrival in Israel: [...]

23 Nov, 2014

Sunday Sentence

November 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Another Sunday in which I participate in the Sunday Sentence Project (#SundaySentence on Twitter): "There is no collection that documents a person's life from moment of birth to moment of death. [...]

22 Sep, 2014

Sunday Sentence

September 22nd, 2014|Tags: |

Another Sunday in which I participate in the Sunday Sentence Project (#SundaySentence on Twitter): "I would ride up to Dairy Queen, the only place to go, and then I would just ride [...]

6 May, 2014

When a Book is Done

May 6th, 2014|Tags: , |

I just finished a book I really liked, one I had been meaning to read for a while, and I'm sad it's done. That's the hallmark of a good book, [...]

13 Apr, 2014

Sunday Sentence: China Dreams

April 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Another Sunday in which I participate in the Sunday Sentence Project (#SundaySentence on Twitter) "I sat on the floor [...] feeling unfathomably happy at having known a sad man, at [...]

31 Mar, 2014

Sunday Sentence

March 31st, 2014|Tags: , , |

Another Sunday in which I participate in the Sunday Sentence Project (#SundaySentence on Twitter): "The right thing to do is to do nothing, the place to do it is in a [...]

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