Tiny Grains of Sand – Now I Am Here

The beach —- virtually any beach — has always been a quasi-spiritual experience for me. The open skies, crashing waves, warm air and soft sand beneath my feet trigger in me a sense of [...]

What I Have Learned…

You never know what you’re going to get with Jared. Some days he barely utters a peep as he chews on a straw. Other days, Jared has no interest in sitting with his parents or, for that matter, [...]

Holding My Father’s Machzor

My recollections of childhood High Holidays in Brooklyn are suffused with images of my parents’ cerebral palsy disability, and how that impacted our celebration of the New Year. Although I [...]