Month: January 2015

The Hermit & the Householder

New Year’s Day. I wasn’t up before sunrise this year. I considered it, planned it to a degree. But last night I stayed up with my daughter and our friends, neighbors across the street with kids the same age. My daughter, Esmé, and the neighbor boys wanted to stay up until midnight, until the new year began, and I wanted to do the… Read more →

Happy…well, you know.

Here we are. It’s 2015. And a brand new year. I’ve felt melancholy this last week. Back to the whole “beginning, middle, end” thing again, and trying to feel into the “energetic properties” of these different stages, we’re here at the the end of the year. Channukah is over (I don’t think I ever spell that the same way twice),… Read more →