All posts filed under: ephemera 2004

Hmmm: Free Will Astrology : Pisces Horoscope

ephemera 2004

Free Will Astrology : Pisces Horoscope Pisces Horoscope for week of December 30, 2004 Pisces (February 19-March 20) A study at McGill University concluded that moms and dads who launch screaming fights in front of their kids may actually be helping them. Listening to their parents yelling often makes children more imaginative because it forces them into a fantasy world to escape. Can you think of similar reversals in your own life, Pisces–difficult events that […]

Motherhood and poker

ephemera 2004

So Peter and I were downstairs in the basement last night, playing a few friendly mother-son hands of poker. “Hey Mom,” he said, “isn’t this great? I mean, we’re not watching television…” “Yeah,” I agree with him and smile. “…being corrupted by all of those commercials…” “—“ At least I brought him up with a sense of humor. He said we had to keep playing, though, till one of us was out, so we eventually […]

Snow (cabin) fever

Cat-blogging / ephemera 2004

It’s over a week, I’m told, since our deluge of snow. My poor car is still huddled inside of its snow drift. Buck and I have been “sharing” his car since I’ve been back from upstate NY, if you count “sharing” as convincing him to chauffeur me from place to place at his convenience. Oh, I miss my car, and it’s right out there. How snowy is it here? I thought you’d never ask… This […]

Still snow

ephemera 2004

I have commandeered my husband’s car, since mine still looks a whole lot like a snow drift. He drove both me and Beeper the Orange Cat to the vet’s this morning to have her nose looked at… she’s been getting bloody noses constantly. Vet says, possible polyp. I may even have to — get this! — get a CAT scan for my CAT!!! I may actually insist on the procedure since it would be priceless […]

Intense study = light blogging

Ephemera / ephemera 2004 / Judaism

Most of my day is spent in class with my fellow maggidim, listening to Erica and Mordechai. After and between talks, there is much to study and think about. Other people get quite jolly and conversant, but I turn into a hermit. This seems to extend to the blog, too. We are studying the Jacob and Joseph stories very closely — close enough that I regret I do not know Hebrew. Some things simply do […]