Category Archives: memories

Experiment: Facebook is off of my phone

I have just returned from a week in Europe, Berlin and Prague to be precise. And while there are many wonderful things that I observed, one thing I noticed is how much less Europeans seem to be staring at their … Continue reading

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Shabbat Chol haMoed Passover Sermon

Here is the sermon I delivered at Temple Beth Hillel. Shabbat Shalom, Moadim l’simcha. I hope that this Passover week has been liberating and delicious. While these are my wishes and hopes for all of us this special week, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Count Your Marbles: Honor Jewish Time

This is the sermon I delivered on Erev Rosh Hashanah 5775 at Temple Beth Hillel.

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Happy birthday, Mom

Today would have been MY MOM’s 70th birthday. I am so grateful that MY SISTER and I had a professional photographer take these photos at her 65th birthday celebration. We knew they woudl be a treasure, we could never have … Continue reading

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Social media and earthquakes

Carole King said it best when she sang, “I feel the earth move under my feet,” except I was asleep. Yes there was an earthquake in the Los Angeles area. Thank God, everyone is safe and there is no damage … Continue reading

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Snow Day

The news that the governor of Minnesota closed much of the state due to dangerous cold brought me back, back to the mid-nineties. Then, dear reader, I was a high school student and school was cancelled several times in what … Continue reading

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Dreams do come true

Fleetwood Mac is my favorite band. I always wanted to hear them in concert. Tuesday night I got to! MY DAD loves to repeat the following father/daughter interaction (I think I was a senior in high school): Me: Dad. I … Continue reading

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