Day one would be Monday night. I was feeling a bit headachy, a bit tired and sore, which isn't really any different from how I often feel these days. The additional weight I've gained since I quit drinking, started antidepressants and stopped walking 2km to work each day takes its toll on my now almost … Continue reading Finally Joined the Covid Club
Adar 1 15 ~ A year later
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
Book musings on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
So many points are just absolutely on point. Highly encouraged read.
Hopelessly Infertile and Surrounded by Fertiles
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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Animal habitat cleaning day
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.
Anniversary of Your Birth
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