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Where Do They Come From?

How funny and strange to see people who seem to have walked out of a different century. Today, I stopped for a woman at a crosswalk in a...

EMMY

Her name was Emmy. I know little about her. She was my great aunt, the older sister of my grandfather Karl. I never met him either, since...

The Holocaust is Obsessed With Us

In July 2021, I wrote a blog about a conspiracy of silence among therapists of the 1970's through the 1980's. I questioned why my unusual...

Music is Holy

After the Kabbalat Shabbat, the young woman bolstered her courage and stepped up to the rabbi, “The music inspires me more than the...

Susan Pops Her Head Up

My friend, Susan, who died in 2017, much too young from cancer, would speak out. Recently, I watched a documentary about Julius Rosenwald...

Eat Popcorn

On Thursday night, I noticed a striking picture on Twitter from @unequalscenes. The photo of a man riding a bike on a flooded street in...

Nothing New--Sad all the Same

I read stories about refugees stranded in Mexico, attempting to enter the United States legally. These are women, children, and men...

SHIRLEY TEMPLE HAIR

Owners look like their dogs and vice versa. Dogs and their keepers adapt to one another, so their appearances bear a resemblance. I saw...

IT'S HIGH TIME

High time that people are educated about speech and language. As is my usual stance, I am baffled that Americans remain misinformed....

A Chanukah Story

December 2019 Our group completed an arduous tour of the Majdanek Labor/Death Camp in Lublin, Poland. Among all of the Holocaust sites...

My Friday Gift

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTYZa8asU4o Listen to the writers. You won't be disappointed. Thank you.

More Musings on Racism

Racism has been with humankind for centuries. Americans focus on our sin of slavery. After slavery was abolished, a more subtle form of...

Kase for Karen/Case for Caren

Laugh all you want. LOL. OMG. You, too, if you are lucky, will be middle aged and older some day. Let's get some basics out of the way....

Antiracism

Challenging, New, Fresh, Comprehensive--How To Be An Antiracist(Audiobooks version),by Ibram Kendi, encompasses those qualities....

Two Train Cars

Odd as it seems, my sister, brother, and I embarked on a transcontinental rail trip, with our parents, in August 1968. The train conveyed...

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