I couldn’t catch the shot properly, but these little clusters of cilantro buds were holding raindrops. The sun was catching them just so to make them sparkle like diamonds. I had to shoot them from a different angle than what I wanted.
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 […]
I know it’s a common refrain – but my life has been BUSY! Too busy to think. And now, I’m being assaulted by the reminder that my subscription is nearly expired. Time to make a decision – to continue blogging or not? We’ll know in the next few days. Until then, I just want to […]
I keep hearing ‘God-given rights’. I want to know: what are those rights? Seriously?! If those rights are based on something that isn’t factual, frequent repetition of those words doesn’t by default make them law. If those oft-repeated rights are based on something seemingly factual but being attributed to the God of Torah, the God […]
There was a tiny visitor in our home for a week – an adorable replica of her Dada – a little 1 1/2 year old who has her Bubbe and Grandpa utterly smitten. As her parents traveled the southeastern states for a wonderful road-trip week of re-connection, we traversed the roads back to parenthood with […]
An overload of work, combined with the sheer overwhelm of ‘letting things go’ during the overload, resulted in a paralysis of sorts. Then spring temperatures arrived and the daylight lengthened – and a dear friend said “send me some pictures” when I told her I wanted to spend time in the garden. She knew what […]