One unexpected side effect of our empty nest is that I've grown to love silence even more. And, the opposite is true as well, noise bothers me more now. Leaf blowers are the worst. Now it seems wherever I go, leaf blowers show up, attached mostly to men. I've had times before where I've been… Continue reading Shhhhhh!
This weekend I spoke at a women's event. Even though this event was on a busy fall Saturday afternoon, 275 of us managed to be there. Women are my favorite audience. We speak the same language. We get each other. Sometimes when I'm speaking to women, I don't even have to say much. They already… Continue reading When We Are Weary
Mosa, let's play! I just spent a few days with our grandsons who are ages 3 and 18 months. They have four settings: Play, Eat, Sleep or Cry because we are transitioning between the first three settings. The older one is starting to make up his own games. We played "Hot Potato" as he called… Continue reading Let’s Play
He loves trucks, tractors and all forms of transportation. When he saw the mixer truck he told his momma, that orange mixer truck looks like the sunrise. My daughter's text to me said how can a toddler be so strangely poetic? Good question, maybe it's a spark. One of the mystical teachings of Judaism according… Continue reading God Sparks
From my new favorite song, Music to My Eyes is this line, I want to sing you a sunrise and be the dawn I know will move you. I cherish being up early. My husband gets up super early and I make sure I'm up an hour before he is just to soak in silence,… Continue reading Good Morning Apricot Mango