Monthly Archives: February 2020

I Must Clean Out The Office

THE BOOKS LISTED BELOW ARE ONES I READ. SOME HAVE MARKINGS OR HIGHLIGHTING, VERY FEW ARE OLD AND YELLOW. THEY ARE ALL IN READABLE CONDITION SO….                   THIS WILL BE FIRST COME – FIRST TO GET – SO JUMP IN, SIGN UP ON MY BLOG SO I HAVE YOUR ADDRESS AND CAN MAIL YOUR […]

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I Wish it Were Over

I am giving up hope. I hear my Abba and Ima talking about the council and what may happen to me. They have many choices while I have none. They can cut off my hand, shave my head, tie me to a post for days, and beat me until bones are broken. And no one […]

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Healthy Eating. Why Cauliflower?

Cauliflower, spinach, and Chickpea Patties. 6 servings. 1 hour/15 minutes. 3 cups 2 inch cauliflower florets.  1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas 1 10oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed of excess liquid. ¾ cup finely chopped red bell pepper 4 scallions, white and light green part only, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. […]

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Things are getting worse.

I was called before the council three times in the past four moons. They are very angry. I think they will banish me. If they do, how will I survive? I’m young and have never been anywhere but here and I’ve heard many stories of bandits who rape and kill for no reason. Where will […]

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Who Is God?

My parents said it out loud, “I don’t believe in God.” I never heard that word before. Not even in the synagogue, I was once taken to when I was six where they spoke in a different language. Females had to walk up steep steps to a room where we sat and listened while the […]

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I Am In Big Trouble. Help me

Ima did not say a word about my finishing all my chores, but at least she was not mean. I guess if I want to not be in trouble, I always have to do it all. It is not like I did not know that, but I think my anger at Ima for her meanness […]

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Speak if Spoken To

It seems to me that I’ve been alone all my life. Even when I was surrounded by people I was alone. It was a feeling, I know that. But I also know it interfered with my life. It was not that I didn’t want to or didn’t have anything to say, but there was a […]

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I Did It

I really did. All my chores. And I did it without complaining. I even did it without being asked. I think my ima was amazed though she did not say one word. Neither did my abba, but I think they were both happy and did not want to spoil the contentment. I must admit that […]

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