A Through Line

By |2020-08-06T00:07:04+00:00August 5th, 2020|Connection, COVID-19, Poem|

When I was a child, half a century ago books, playing outside, and my sister provided respite from a scary world. Time passed. I, and my coping skills, grew. I thought I needed respite less. Time passed. The worlds continued to shift. COVID visits and I remember. Books, being outside, and connecting to people I [...]

Dig Deep and Know Your Strength

By |2020-04-08T21:30:35+00:00April 8th, 2020|COVID-19, Stress, Trauma|

I believe tragedy shows us who we are, at our core. In my twenties I often wondered how I would have responded in WWII if I lived in Germany and wasn't Jewish. Would I have turned in Jews? Would I have punished others? Would I have helped Jews, risking my life and those I love—to [...]

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