the American oxymoron “happy memorial day”..

I caught myself the other day at work being like every other ignorant American and wished my client a "happy" memorial day..i retracted my statement immediately with a look of apology thinking what an oxymoron that is and how truly insensitive it is to our people and country, as if we have been brainwashed to make it about … Continue reading the American oxymoron “happy memorial day”..

sometimes, when the rest of the world is rooting for your failure, there is a sense of desire to show them, to teach them actually

        it was 6 years ago today in the midst of a evening winter michigan blizzard, that I had schlepped both of my kids out, and proceeded without any permission to pick up my unannounced future husband at the airport..while every other passenger had made their way out, I was left empty handed still waiting for my knight and shinning armor to … Continue reading sometimes, when the rest of the world is rooting for your failure, there is a sense of desire to show them, to teach them actually

every time I travel back to Israel, it allows me to rediscover the deep rooted love I have for this land in my every changing and growing spirit

life is funny some times, well most of the time if you have a grand sense of humor..it allows you to see things though a spectrum of joy instead of a negative stream of dull blinding light that only shows you the shadows of the situation instead of the whole grand vitality of your landscape.. life is ever … Continue reading every time I travel back to Israel, it allows me to rediscover the deep rooted love I have for this land in my every changing and growing spirit

mother of a soldier..

    There are times when we are invited by our children to be apart of their success and share in their beaming moments of absolute pride..it is in those moments of invitation that we are able see their hard work pay off and witness first hand the bliss of a job most well done … Continue reading mother of a soldier..

an open letter to my birthday girl entering her twenties today..oye

it was 20 years ago today I became a title member of the mother club, your mother in particular..a job I took by choice because it looked cool that I had no pre requirements for or had any experience in..in fact, this job took me without any prior knowledge leaving me to be solely responsible for you in a most uneducated … Continue reading an open letter to my birthday girl entering her twenties today..oye

the artful moment of a goodbye

there is no true skill within the artful moment of a goodbye..it is an emotion that clogs up your spiritual capacity to think clearly and looms a cloud of heaviness over and around your kingdom of self leaving you to chock back the emotional smog that you don't want to endure at any given moment..because pain really does hurt behind the toothy smile.. … Continue reading the artful moment of a goodbye

a delusional creature of mystical goddess in fairytale land..

magic happen immediately when you allow your soul and the universe to connect sending waves of profoundness in the pool of life creating ripples upon ripples of abundant effect to rock your world..we are interconnected galactically in ways beyond our wisdom and knowledge that might have us at times scratching our heads in disbelief programmed not … Continue reading a delusional creature of mystical goddess in fairytale land..

why I decided to break up with beverage spirits

I used to love me some drinking in my younger years, I guess I was the standard typical young twenty something american girl living on a kibbutz in Israel partying all the way through that era of my life..I really just fucking loved a good time, and being fucked up sometimes too much..i don't believe I did it any more or any … Continue reading why I decided to break up with beverage spirits

the last time i got to hug my daughter shezaf

I've realized there are going to be some hard days with being a mom to a child abroad..you just want an opportunity to hug them and hold them in your arms, sometimes just because and other times because there is nothing like that of being their beloved mother..the last time I got to hug my daughter Shezaf was back in December when we … Continue reading the last time i got to hug my daughter shezaf

love will always win….

we paid 10 dollars to get married at the court house, can you fucking believe that..no fairytale wedding to go along with our fairytale story..by choice.. no sit down meal, no open bar, no dancing, no cocktail hour, no rabbi, no wedding dress, no tuxedo, no groomsmen, no bridesmaid, no chupa, nope nada nothing..it was the most … Continue reading love will always win….