Author Archives: Naomi

Taking stock mid-way

We are exactly halfway into our Jewish year… 6 months past Rosh Hashanah and we have just completed Pesach.  It’s the perfect time to assess how we are doing with our goals and intentions for the year and what we … Continue reading

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Seek to fulfill your purpose each day

Last week in my mussar study group, we discussed the soul-trait of “moderation,” neither too much nor too little of any one action or thing.  Interestingly, the next trait we’ll be studying is “responsibility,” which is taken to mean “bearing … Continue reading

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House redo: closet, laundry, and art room

Our hallway closet was a MESS! It is where we were keeping old electronics, giftwrap, paper plates and serveware, gifts, puzzles and games, travel gear, and some memorabilia.  First I took everything out.  That armoire went elsewhere.   Next, I … Continue reading

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House Redo: Master Bathroom

Once again, months of work can all be summed up in a 5-minute blog post.  Amazing. I hate to even mention this, but this room all started because of a toilet.  The one we had caused constant problems, so we … Continue reading

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House Redo: Master Bedroom

The master bedroom was not on our list of rooms to transform. Since I got this new ceiling fan in the living room, though, I really wanted one in the bedroom.  I had a brown one with not-so-great lighting, so … Continue reading

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March reading – 5 books

Kind of a whirlwind month, but still I managed to read 5 books.  The Other Einstein was actually borrowed from the library on my kindle and I didn’t finish it before the loan ended (something I rarely let happen!) so … Continue reading

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