Thankful

It's that time of year to be thankful. And this year, we have a lot more to be thankful for than I could have ever imagined. We got our wedding video back this week. It came almost six months to the day after we got married, but it was so worth the wait. Yesterday we spent time watching our … Continue reading

Preparing for December

It's November, which means I'm in December-mode! I'm putting away the pumpkins and breaking out my garlands and snowmen!   I'm kidding -- Pumpkins will stay up through November. I'll wait to start actually decorating for the winter holidays. Though it did snow last night, so it's looking … Continue reading
The sunrise and new start reminds me of the new start Yom Kippur gives us

Yom Kippur

I had a whole post written about this year's Yom Kippur experience -- how I assumed it would go. Spoiler alert: it was rough. I went to Kol Nidre services. Then I went to work where I had the hardest Yom Kippur of my life since I was, you know, actually working and not eating or drinking. Broke … Continue reading