At least life isn’t boring

Posted on December 3, 2007

I don’t know why I don’t want to write. I am home sick today, my children taken care of, sitting in bed with my computer. For hours my mind has been going over and over the events of the past few months. I want to share but the thought of writing it all down leaves me exhausted.

I think I will have to break this down into different topics. It is overwhelming otherwise. I want to share about

For now some more tea, a nap, and I hope to be back shortly to begin.

2 Comments

  1. Rivka

    Thank you Shira. And to you.

  2. Shira Salamone

    It’s good to hear from you. I hope you’ll get around to writing that post/those posts soon. Be well (I hope).

    Happy Chanukah to you and your crew.

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