Sunday, August 31, 2008

Is it the message or the messenger?

Why do we see the messenger and not hear the message?

Then we hear the message from a different messenger.

Oh well.

C'est la vie.

Time to give up.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

The month of Elul is the month of reckoning.

Monday, August 25, 2008

I Thought.

But I thought wrong.

As is usual.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Sunday, August 17, 2008

5000 ft. elevation.


Massive rocks.


Broken logs.


Weeds n'sand.


Swinging bench.


Country air.

Hot days.

Cool nights.

Plum picking.

The village.

The lake.

The mountains...

Thursday, August 14, 2008


If you think that an injured toe (the smallest one) doesn't hurt.....

.....think again.

Monday, August 11, 2008

..... But the (Alter) Rebbe demands the trait of truth.

My Rebbe

Who more than the Rebbe feels the pain of Golus to the point of literal tears???

And the Rebbe is reminding us that im kol zeh we need to serve Him with joy!!

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Music is Playing

Eicha yoshvo bodod...

...v'hoir shushan novoicho.

I had to.

Friday, August 8, 2008

What good is Chassidus and piety if the main quality is lacking - Ahavat Yisrael, love of another even to the extent of causing (G-d forbid) anguish to another!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008


Re The Last Lecture -

Sorry A. not really sure....

- oy ...
- :`( ...
- okay :) ...
- No one said, "We will miss you" ... nice.
- Duh, he's a Computer Scientist ... therefore.
- He's got a sense of humour....great.
- The Randy Pausch footbridge.... Very very nice.

He said if you wait long enough you will see that one is not evil.
I say....

Monday, August 4, 2008

Sometimes I wonder.

Do you?

Do YOU ever wonder?

Do you EVER wonder?

Do you ever WONDER?


Now the word 'wonder' looks funny.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

An apology...

is made by the one who accepts responsibility for his wrong action and offers the one wronged the opportunity to let the wrong be forgotten.