Tag: covid-19

I Told Our Son He Can’t Come Home

 How mindlessly I licked their melting ice cream cones and fallen lollipops. Even when they were sick, especially when they were sick, I held them close. Now, we can’t even touch.

When Home is Not a Shelter

Looking at me, you wouldn’t have guessed. I was a smart, outgoing, well-nourished, girl from a secular Jewish home, a top student at the school where I never missed a day. 

I was also a battered child.

Food for Thought on Passover

Let’s create new rituals and weave our food deprivations into our holistic understanding of what this Seder is and what it represents.

ZoomWear: A Virtual Fashion Guide

Zoom meetings, Zoom teaching, Zoom parties, Zoom Zoomba; your Pandemic calendar is full but what do you wear? Tips to help the modern social isolate shine on screen! 

Desperately Seeking Yeast

On day nine of Governor Hogan’s quarantine, I embarked upon a journey to find yeast. My daughter, uprooted from her college life, had decided that she wanted to make challah for Shabbat before Passover began. What a way to connect with her faith! What a perfect project for a quarantine! What a life skill!  My… Read more »

Migraines in Quarantine: A Comic

Outside was a surreal new reality where I could be endangering the people around me with a stray touch. Maybe there was something inside.