17 Aug. 2020

My Summer on the Farm

2020-08-17T07:21:40-04:00August 17th, 2020|Cooking, Family|

On the day this past April when I hit refresh approximately two hundred and thirty seven times on Instacart unable to get a time slot for delivery from my grocery store, I signed up to become a member of my local CSA. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. I didn’t know that until two weeks ago. A few of my friends have been members of this CSA, or as they call it, the farm, for many years. The regaled me [...]

30 Nov. 2019

This Is Nice. Isn’t It?

2019-12-04T08:23:08-05:00November 30th, 2019|Family, Holidays|

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I like the Jewish High Holidays in that they provide a chance to be with family and friends and reflect on the past year of life, but fasting and making promises I am not sure I can keep are not really my thing. I also like the Passover Seder and sitting around a family table together, but then there’s the part about the plagues (the slaying of the first born never sat right with me) [...]