We arrived safely in Israel. Our connections worked; our driver was able to find us, even without cell phones (okay, we used airport free WIFI to make sure they knew where we’d be, but it was with a third party—a lot of smart people don’t have smartphones); we managed to climb into bed and sleep … More paying close attention to the miracles
I’m in the middle of packing to go to Israel for the summer. And we thought we’d get the house painted while we were away. So, of course, I am overwhelmed with stuff all over the place. But there is physical stuff and the metaphysical stuff, all of which I’m tripping over. Recently, someone mentioned the … More why would we take back our own troubles?
In no particular order. I’m hoping that by writing them, they will disappear. I love magical thinking, don’t you? people texting while driving people texting while walking people texting while “talking” to you selfies cat videos any pet videos Baby goat videos are okay, though. people who think that you are thinking about them all … More things that annoy me, at the moment
Does it mean anything, Dr. Freud, that I tend to remember almost all the memories of time spent with my father, but not so much with my mother? For example, I have ABSOLUTELY no memory of going with her to Paris. The only reason that I now know I went is that my father forwarded an old … More holes in my memories
When I read about it in various different fora, I was intrigued with the idea of this form of public art, so we went to see the Echelman exhibit at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston on Sunday. You can read more about it here at her site. It was much better than I expected! … More strings are always attached
I forget how valuable it is to talk to people outside one’s own group. Basically, I mean strangers. There are reasons I don’t talk to people who I know outside my own group. And I don’t think it’s ever jealousy, if I could dare say that. But talking to strangers, especially people who you will … More pulling the crowns down to raise ourselves up