Well, technically, last year there was simply Adar, as it wasn't a leap year, but that's besides the point. It was a year ago - give or take a few days - that I had written about my rediscovery of Judaism. I noted in it that the date of my childhood conversion - Adar 1 … Continue reading Adar 1 15 ~ A year later
So many points are just absolutely on point. Highly encouraged read.
Will it surprise anyone if I opine a moment on the subject of a Tennessee school banning “Maus” from being taught as part of the 8th grade curriculum. Left as open questions for the inquiring mind (mine) are the following:
Is it still allowed in the school library?
8th grade in US schools is typically the last year before US high school begins (9-12). Does removing this from the middle school/Jr. High curriculum mean it will added to the High School curriculum?
One of the board members who eventually sided with the rest of the board in the 10-0 vote to remove originally proposed censoring the naughty words. But really there’s no censoring the naked, dead mouse, unless you draw clothing on her, but since the point of the book is emphasize that the mouse was stripped to specifically to reduce her to the state of primal mouse, sub-mouse, if…
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I sometimes feel like I should just register as a small animal rescue. 3 rat cages, 9 rats, 3 guinea pig cages, 6 guinea pigs (2 hairless/skinnies) 2 bunnies. I love that I can offer them a safe and happy home . So many small pets are obtained and discarded.
This is the day I brought you into the world.29 years ago you were born to me , a gift to me.I have so many pictures, but if I try to get JUST the right ones, the perfect ones, the ones that capture all your brilliant awesomeness, it will just totally be too much hurt. … Continue reading Anniversary of Your Birth
Looking at her little jewellery box that sits on the bathroom counter I decide to open it, as I have many times before. Maybe something different will pop out at me this time. Something I've never seen, some deeper glimpse into the essence of who she was when she breathed air with me. The things … Continue reading When the sad breaks in