Category Archives: Walking

In Search of the Pefect Hat

I’m a hat person. Each summer I buy two or three new hats. I’m always in search of the perfect hat—one that scrunches into my purse and unfolds miraculously into a perfect bonnet. My fear of skin cancer has driven … Continue reading

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Ritual Walk

 When Daughter asked me to read the monitor that had been attached to her belly for twenty-four hours, I confused the numbers. Feelings of incompetence increased when I returned from the food court with an omelette sandwich for Son-in-law that … Continue reading

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I Remember You Well

I wanted a Walk-In rabbi. I was on West 24th Street in New York City. My mother was dying in Cleveland (“I can’t believe she’ll be alive in two weeks,” the hospice nurse had told me in a frank telephone … Continue reading

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Slowing Down, Living Well

   Slow down, Live well. A tag line for Elder Airlines?   Actually it’s the wisdom I gained over the hot dry summer while my pomegranates ripened. I remember my father saying, “I’m slowing down.”  Then it meant he could only … Continue reading

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Matzah Cry

Since the last day of Pesach I have developed an uncanny compassion for the overweight. During that seminal spring week in our national history, I witnessed firsthand how daily doses of matzah brei can stick to the skeleton, stubborn as … Continue reading

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February 2008 Newsletter

Dedicated to creating a supportive environment for English writers in Israel Contents 1. Shards 2. Your Publications 3. The Writing Life 1. Shards Evan Fallenberg, recently returned from a successful US book tour, will discuss book writing and publishing on … Continue reading

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