Planticipation, or Waiting for the Garden to Bloom

With my 56th approaching by week’s end, I thought to throw out a birthday challenge. Can I create a post a day, limit 300 words or so, each one about Nature or our garden? Of all the topics I blog about, writing about Nature thrills me the most. Born in the...

The Birthday Challenge

With my 56th approaching by week’s end, I thought to throw out a birthday challenge. Can I create a post a day through Friday, limit 300 words or so, each one about Nature or our garden? Of all the topics I blog about, writing about Nature thrills me the most....

Racing Against the Moon

“Jewish Time” is often code for being five, ten, even fifteen minutes late. Jewish time also has a deeper meaning, because the Jewish calendar is calibrated with the cycles of both the sun and the moon which means some holidays are in synch with a full or new...

Setting Aside Passover for Lent*

It’s been a mash-up of a month or so cleaning for Passover, readying myself to lead two Seders with my husband later this week, all the while dipping into, and out of, David Crumm’s Our Lent: Things we Carry, a devotional book to be read during the forty days of Lent....