May Miscellany

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I knew there was something I wanted to tell you… I’ve never done a post quite like this one, where I just check off a list of some things that I wanted to write about. But now that I’m done with it, I feel much better. 1. The Return of the Cicadas There have been […]

February Reading

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Here’s What I Read in February 1. The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern Since I have been teaching at the Hebrew Academy, I’ve given myself a crash course in Judaic Studies.  However, I probably would have chosen to read The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern regardless of where I was teaching. Stern is a native […]

September Reading

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Here’s What I Read in September All right!  Since we’re not talking about baseball, let’s get right into what I read this month. 1. The Odyssey of Homer (abridged) I once planned to read the Odyssey and Ulysses at the same time, reading book one of the Odyssey, putting it down, and reading book one […]