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Hang on to your hats!

The rav found the exchange humorous and happily shared it with my husband, who subsequently told it over to me.

The Creative Solution

2 Iyyar 5777 – April 27, 2017
Why didn't I call an ambulance? I do not know. And believe me, I was not trying to be overly pious.

Now Or Never

25 Nisan 5777 – April 20, 2017
I knew in my heart if I did not take my first step soon all my ambition would fizzle.

Date Night…At The Hospital

19 Nisan 5777 – April 14, 2017
At this point I am reasonably happy that he returns home eventually and is still semi-coherent (at least some of the time).

Sha’ar Yeshuv

10 Nisan 5777 – April 6, 2017
This tragedy was in the forefront of my mind as my family and I wended our way, the week before Pesach, from Har Nof, Jerusalem to Sha’ar Yeshuv.

Substitute Kvatters

4 Nisan 5777 – March 30, 2017
But, that morning my cold had developed into something far worse and I just knew I wasn’t going to get to the bris.

Photo ID

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
Our first six children had been born in the Holy Land, but ironically every one of them married and set up home in the United States.

There Used To Be Jews Here

19 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
One point stood out from those stories: in contrast to the Koran, the great figures of the Torah were not beyond reproach. There was always room to be better.

A Purim Nes

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
He was used to my premonitions. So I called my labor coach she said she would bring her car close to where I was staying.

The Wings To Fly

5 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
One daughter flew in from the UK for a mere 50 hours – quite an amazing feat!

A Tribute To My Own Personal Angels

My mother had a difficult pregnancy. Some doctors said it was a miracle I was born and came out as good as I did.

Miracle In A Jerusalem Cab

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
We were not familiar with the process of wiring money to Israel when I got engaged, so I was just waiting for the money to come by mail.

The Cycle Of Life Continues

21 Shevat 5777 – February 16, 2017
As it turned out, despite recovering sufficiently and hopeful of having more children, I never did.

A Get-Well Present From The One Above

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
During the past year I especially enjoyed looking at a website of a hotel in Monticello. Living near the beauty and calm of the water really appealed to me.

The Wrong School

7 Shevat 5777 – February 2, 2017
I remembered the years of bringing up six teenage daughters. Of course they weren’t all teenagers at the same time but sometimes it definitely felt like it.

Following A Dream

29 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
With no other choice in sight, David continued along his path until he finished high school without having any substantial plans for his future in mind.

House Hunting 101

22 Tevet 5777 – January 19, 2017
Our poor daughter well remembers her highly-anticipated bat mitzvah trip with us to Israel, that unfortunately fell far short of her expectations.

Good Things Come in Threes

15 Tevet 5777 – January 12, 2017
There are people who come over to help us give the babies a bath. We have all learned to do this in assembly line fashion. We could not do it all alone.

A Change Of Name, A Change Of Mazal

I happily assured her that I did in fact have no doubt that the change of name had a lot to do with their new status.

Soldiers In Hashem’s Army

8 Tevet 5777 – January 5, 2017
The scene was surreal. We could hear the battle raging in Aza, but in the host’s realm there was relaxation, conversation, and the bubbly voice of our grandson.

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