The words finally came to me early in the morning as I was making my first cup of coffee. It was a relief — comic relief — even, to finally put into words exactly what I was feeling. I was slightly amused at the ordinaryiness of what I’d landed upon for such an extraordinary moment … More How does this feel?
I signed off on the book galleys of My Vertical Neighborhood a week ago. It required a deep breath and a certain amount of dismissing the ridiculous yet niggling voices in my head (“it’s not good enough…you’ve missed something…are you sure you’re done?). I’ve learned to pay attention to niggling voices – sometimes they are … More Off to the Printer
This is a story of connections and a rabbi’s good advice. After five years of writing and rewriting and rewriting some more, my new book will launch itself into the world. Actually, a whole community of marvelous people will help launch it into the world — the neighbors who are at the heart of the … More New Book Launches March 2021