This Rosh Hashanah

  It’s not easy going into Rosh Hashanah, another year single. And really, the only thing to say to that is — Hashem knows it’s not easy. This Rosh Hashanah davening, I’m not sure I’ll have the energy for “may-this-be-the-year.” I’m aiming for “help-me-always-feel-Your-closeness.” And really, Rosh Hashanah is not about …

DreamBonds

This is a reader-submitted essay. Thank you so much for sharing!   Ever feel like you’re working, and saving money, and it’s all a mush? DreamBonds can help.   The concept is simple. Instead of saving money for “the future,” set aside savings for specific expenses. And pick whatever is …

Moving Ahead

It’s good to be back here! I’m still feeling foggy and jet-lagged but I wanted to check in. A friend and I were in Europe and E”Y for about two weeks. One of the places we went to was Barcelona…and we were there, on Las Ramblas, the day before the …

A Few Updates

(I’m going on vacation so this will be my last post for a little bit. Iy”H we’ll be back in business on August 28th. I’ll miss you!)   How are you doing? I hope well, but however you are doing is perfectly legit, of course. Thanks for stopping by.   …

Pen-Pals

My first grade teacher and I are pen-pals. (Snail mail, ink and paper pen-pals). We’ve been writing letters since she retired and moved down South, some thirteen years ago. Before she moved away at the end of her last year teaching, my former first grade teacher visited each of the …