Tag Archive: Holidays

posted a blog on January 18, 2017

You know what I like? I like waking up in the morning and still seeing the white scape of the moon in the morning sky. And it’s imprinted in the blue just like it was the night before when I saw it, driving home from a movie. It’s like a clear white snowy version of...  

posted a blog on December 22, 2016

I live on the edge of a college campus, the one that I attended for undergrad and graduate school. I grew up on another edge of that same campus as a kid, so I’m well-acquainted with the space. I walk the campus several times a week, my paths imprinted on its memory and mine. I...  

posted a blog on October 12, 2016

By Jen Schwartz (The Medicated Mommy) & Rachel Sobel (Whine & Cheez – its) Early fall is Jewish holiday season. That means going to temple, eating apples and honey in hopes of a sweet year ahead, family dinners filled with equal parts kvelling & kvetching, and a day of starvation fasting that culminates in the...  

posted a blog on December 22, 2015

So, after living abroad for 5 years, one thing I can honestly say about Americans is that we have a strong tendency to freak the f*ck out over the Holidays.  This as it turns out is actually pretty counter intuitive to enjoying said Holidays. Want to know how South Africans celebrate the Holidays?  They spend...