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It’s been so long since I’ve actually written on my blog that I’m not even sure if I know how to do it anymore. Ok, that’s a lie. I do know how to do it, it’s just that I’ve been busy planting a garden, traveling to San Francisco to see my brother and family, keeping...

My Version of ‘Eat Pray Love’

Okay, I love this piece that I did for The Stir so much that I’m going to post the link right here, right now. It’s titled My Own ‘Eat Pray Love’ Journey: Very Little Eating But a Whole Lot of… (Thanks to my editor for that title! It’s great.) The post is about the journey...

Motherlode and Me

Last week, I had the privilege of being a guest blogger on the New York Times’ blog Motherlode: Adventures in Parenting. (I wrote about “The Bumpy Blending of a Family”.) And it was a big deal for me. A really big deal. On Wednesday afternoon, when I first saw my post on the site, my...

Inertia

Inertia – noun 1. inertness, esp. with regard to effort, motion, action, and the like; inactivity; sluggishness. I am in a state of writing inertia. This happens to me from time to time. I have so much to say and so much to write about that I can’t write anything. I don’t know where to...

Birthday Bon Voyage

I’m leaving on a cruise today for a few days. It was a last minute booking that I made once I realized that Rosh Hashanah, which starts next Friday at sundown, coincides with my Catholic husband’s birthday. We’ll be spending next weekend apart, but with our respective children, with me in Miami with my two...

Dewlap, P.I.

Eight months. I’ve been blogging for eight months now. If I had been pregnant for that time period, I would now be very round and uncomfortable. And ready to give birth to a red-headed baby with freckles and a Jew-fro. But thank goodness I’m not. Pregnant, that is. I’m too old for that (by my...