Tag Archive: vulnerability

Avoiding Messy

I think my family doesn’t believe me when I say I’m turning out to be a decent cook – and that my house is relatively clean. They think they know me so well.… Continue reading

On Stealing Coats

It was a chilly Saturday, but that’s to be expected on the third of November. I was surrounded by a crowd of loosely organized chaos, but that’s to be expected at Tent City.… Continue reading

Other People’s Trees

Another one from the vault; this was written in October 2009. Swamped with copywriting today, so I thought I’d post a “reader favorite” to keep things going! Thanks for stopping by, and please… Continue reading

Love Like a … Glacier

Having two bright girls who love school provides for interesting dinner table talk. Gift 2 has been most excited about her science class project, in which she has chosen to make a model… Continue reading

A Thin Silence

Written in November 2010, inspired by a notation in the commentary of the Etz Hayim where it gave an alternate translation of G_d’s whisper to Elijah as… A THIN SILENCE Hunger sometimes feels… Continue reading

Clothing the Emperor

With my deep apologies to Hans Christian Andersen, for both the departure from his original story and the execution thereof… Clothing the Emperor Bring satin, bring lace, bring cotton or cashmere. Knit from… Continue reading


Once upon a time, I wrote about the Sin of Perfection and how I thought maybe part of the reason Eve was successfully tempted to eat the fruit was the sudden idea that… Continue reading

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