playing dress up with her

This first image, the lights behind her, are from my disco ball. The sun hit the ball at the end of the shoot. The photos with the disco ball ended up being of my favorites. Some images below, are fake disco ball I edited in for the fun of it. I had a shoot with this…

Jewish Prayer Shawls

Jewish Prayer Shawls

or Tallis. No one can where one until they are women & men, fully grown. At 13 (Ok H. off you go.. get a job). After watching my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah, holding my breath the whole time, making sure I have an internal map with the quickest way to the bathroom, just in case I throw up. If I don’t have time, I’ll just throw up in my purse. She was amazing, beautiful, sang in Hebrew like a Cantor (a shy one)
My father got up on the Bima, Friday night to present her with a Tallis, but gave her his own. I did know he was going to do that, My mom told me & said, “shhh” When Dad put the Tallis over my daughter’s shoulders was one of the most beautiful moments of my life.
I painted one like this one in Temple’s Prayer book…