how to freeze wishes for future use…

the childhood impulse to blow these dandelion seeds to the four winds still lives within me. I’m grateful for that. I like the feeling of hope showings it’s shining face. I picked these at their peek & sprayed them with high gloss varnish. i let their stems dry in the sun, on my windowsill.  I…

my Bat Mitzvah speech to my daughter

  Most people fall into categories to define who they are. I believe it is my nature to try to simplify my life by putting labels on things and on people. I tried to do so with you. When you were 2, I once watched you stack your wooden blocks into towers, red up, animals…

a string of holidays

behind us. before they took over our everyday lives, did they bring joy? Or stress?