A Long, Long Time Ago, and Very Far Away, there Lived…

a mom who had two wonderful children named Archibald (Rhys) and Annabel (Kate). They lived in a wild and wonderful castle that they shared with an ogre...A Long, Long Time Ago…and Very Far Away, There Lived…oh, how I miss those stories! We would snuggle up together, my children and I, and I would start off … Continue reading A Long, Long Time Ago, and Very Far Away, there Lived…

When I was very young, I read Exodus, a novel by Leon Uris. I realize that 'serious' literature people will scoff, because Uris' style is somewhat florid...but that novel changed my life forever. I learned Hebrew because I wanted to speak the language of the nation of Israel...and I learned quite a bit about Judaism because … Continue reading

     My greatest fear…biggest fear…fear that began to consume me when my daughter was born…the fear was that I would die before she grew up. Who, I asked myself, would love her like I do? Who would teach her the beautiful things in life? Who would hone her already razor-sharp wit and help her … Continue reading

Being a Highly Sensitive Person is a Thing

So...apparently being a highly sensitive person is a Thing. FINALLY! Someone gets it! I went to The Highly Sensitive Person website (http://hsperson.com/) at the urging of my therapist, who seems to think that this is me. You know what? I took the quiz, which is written by Elaine N. Aron, PhD., and Every. Single. Question. … Continue reading Being a Highly Sensitive Person is a Thing