Monthly Archives: March 2013

Questions

Questions I’ve always wondered… Why will cats walk all over a human but not on another cat? Why aren’t there more breakdowns in women’s fitting rooms, especially during swimsuit season? When you’re in a hurry, why do you hit every … Continue reading

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Dayenu

Dayenu Did you ever get a song stuck in your head?  And stuck so firmly that it was permanent?  Well, in this particular case, it is the chorus of a song, and that chorus consists of just one word, albeit … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring Spring. Is there anything more joyful, more hopeful than the coming of spring? Possibly, but not in my world. What’s that, you say? What about the icicles hanging from the eaves, the eight inches of fresh snow on the … Continue reading

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More About Lists

More about lists Gretchen Rubin, author of “The Happiness Project,” loves lists, and so do I. Some of mine are the obvious, some more unusual. Here’s a sampling.  Have a look. Grocery list  When people see my list they laugh … Continue reading

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Swimming

Swimming As promised, here is my experience with swimming. It is actually from my personal archives, having been written almost ten years ago. August, 2003 Yesterday I had my seventh and final swimming lesson.  I swam the length of the … Continue reading

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Sikhs in the City

Sikhs in the City I’m not sure what captured my attention first: seeing this headline in Sunday’s Boston Globe : “Distance runner hangs it up at 101” or reading the words “Sikhs in the City” emblazoned on the T-shirt worn … Continue reading

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Phys Ed

Phys Ed In my next life I am SO going to be a jock. But in this life not so much.  Somehow I made it through Junior High and Senior High without feeling inadequate in gym classes. But Phys Ed … Continue reading

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