Blog Break And Rumi

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about." ~Rumi Dear Readers, I am taking a two-week break from blogging in order to focus on completing a project with a pending deadline. This includes … Continue reading Blog Break And Rumi

The Quest For A Good Night’s Sleep

My husband snores. Badly. Eruptive, thundering refrains that torment me throughout the night. Worse are the periods of silence, during which he stops breathing, followed by violent, gasping-for-air inhalations that startle me awake - if I'm able to fall asleep in the first place - and have me fearing for his life. Then there's the matter of our mattress. It's the … Continue reading The Quest For A Good Night’s Sleep

Land That I Love

One of the most breathtaking views I've ever seen is that of Lady Liberty from the ferry that transports passengers from New York City's Battery Park to Liberty and Ellis Islands. This is the place where my great-grandparents and my paternal grandfather came to the U.S. in the early 1900s from Europe, immigrants in search of opportunity. Some of their names are engraved … Continue reading Land That I Love