Sometimes you just have to write…

Musical genius

  Yesterday my host family took me along to a concert by the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yaniv Attar, who was essentially being auditioned to become the orchestra’s new … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Big Stuff #2

  If you haven’t read Big Stuff #1 yet, it’s here. I wrote in the last post that there was Big Stuff happening in my life that I hadn’t written … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 4 Comments

Catching the baby

A couple of weeks ago, my friend J called me on the phone. I asked how she was and she said, “I’m good … Well, actually, I’m in labour.” I … Continue reading

November 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Niederweiler, Germany, July 4, 2009

As we were driving down the German autobahn today, zipping along at 150 kilometers per hour, watching the scenery gradually change, all I could think about was how incredibly fortunate … Continue reading

July 20, 2009 · 1 Comment

More Self-Indulgence

I know I’ve addressed this before in this blog: the guilt of spending so much money on myself. Well, I’ve done it again, this time in a really big way: … Continue reading

July 28, 2008 · 2 Comments