According to my insurance company, I have no value. My children are grown and my husband will no longer need to replace me with a nanny, so I am not worth insuring. I am worthless. I feel worthless, based on the way we assign value in our society. I am a 58 year old woman […]
Saturday night I was supposed to attend my High School 40th Reunion. I was looking forward to it for months. There were many people I was excited to see. But I chickened out. Instead, I spent the night wondering why I couldn’t bring myself to go to the event. The four years I spent in […]
Experiments Mostly failed Unfinished, uncooked, unappetizing and ugly Every Passover, another try at something new Untested Bravely tasted I teased and tormented and begged Please, no more Today I cooked two of her recipes.
I love Facebook. It keeps me well informed about the news of the day, and the news of my friends and loved ones. Lately I have been struck by the endless flow of bad news I am reading day in and day out. So today, January 15, 2014, I decided to keep a list of […]
I have been celebrating Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur all my life, but this year it actually changed my life. I have a very small family. In fact, the only immediate family I have left is a brother from whom I am estranged. Both in our late 50’s, he and I have been at odds […]