This is a type of wild hibiscus that sprung up voluntarily the past few years. There were finally enough to produce good seed for next year.
This was a whimsical capture of the seed head. I hope it gave you a Monday smile.
Our Hebrew observance of Yom Kippur is not what you’ll find in the search engines; the current traditions that have been set for many years are not followed among our people. In fact, I was astounded to see a search option come up to show that the scapegoat was taken to its death on this […]
Fragmented communities, one of the hardest obstacles in today’s Hebrew life, become a very sobering circumstance when there are dangers to parts of the community based on their geographical location. It’s difficult navigation on a day to day basis. But an impending natural disaster situation for a small portion of the community makes you stand […]
I have had depressive bouts for a long time. In the early years, they would come on as a result of a life situation, or circumstance, or poor decision, and cling to me like a strong sedative for a short duration. I would loll in the depths of despair for a few days, allowing the […]
What isn’t often relayed about aging women is that The Change can turn you into an emotional wreck. Over the past two months I found myself questioning everything: my life, my worth, my purpose, my abilities – and I had a very difficult time answering with anything that wasn’t pure emotional drivel. That’s hard to […]
I recall the old hi-fi setup we had during my teens. It was a favorite past-time when my books and drawings couldn’t fully express my emotions. With a steady purpose in mind, I would pull the portable unit from the closet and set it upon the nearest flat surface. Opening the latch to lift the […]