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An Angel, Angelic Kids and the Impossible. No Problem.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Yesterday Susan and I left the very lush northern Israel and headed south to the Negev Desert.  What a contrast.  Mile upon mile of dusty mountains and plains.  When we got close to Be’er Sheeva we headed east and stopped Read More…

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A Light Struggling to Shine On.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

About six months ago, I got a note out of the blue from a man I had never met, Shimshon Robinson.  He said that he heard I was coming to Israel and he wanted to invite me to stop by Read More…

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Auspicious (almost spooky) happening in the Holy Land

Friday, April 26, 2013

When I checked into the Youth Hostel in Jerusalem, I checked my email.  The first note I opened was from my brother in law in New Jersey.  It was about the Rabbi I had grown up with, Herbert Weiner.  He Read More…

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My Israeli welcoming committee…

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Janet and Charlie Lerner are a lovely couple of coconuts.  Charlie was originally Canadian and Janet grew up in Boston.  Shortly after getting married, they decided to make their lives in Israel.  That was 1972.  (a very good year, I Read More…

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In all directions…

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Shine… Open my heart Trust my guitar and fingers And shine. Whether I’m Singing In the shadow of the greats for hundreds of dear friends at the Bearsville Theater Or for ten pained faces at a nursing home I shine Practice Shine. Read More…

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My life’s work…

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

When I was attending Colgate University, Tim Hardin came to give a concert.  It was a duet performance with a gangly pianist named Warren Bernhardt.  I immediately bought the LP, ‘Tim Hardin Live at Town Hall’.  This music changed my Read More…

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Sounds alter as does the landscape

Saturday, December 29, 2012

winter, now. sounds alter as does the landscape. how i love this… this season of meditation this season of essense leaving us in the open wide open to see the outlines the bones of this world we love so dearly Read More…

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Let the winds of renewal blow. The trumpets of love sing out. This is our time.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Sandy announced her arrival days in advance, threatening to blow us away. And this was no bluff. She danced up the coast with a tropical beat, met two early arriving, winter monsters, swallowed them and moved on with even greater Read More…

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Becoming love…

Friday, September 21, 2012

Each stop on my tour seems to afford me another window to look out at our strange and wonderful world. This chapter of my life is full of generous hosts who are not only willing, but eager to share their Read More…

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Whatayawant? Huh? It’s summer.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Slow time.  Hazy mind.  Unwind.  Woof, woof days. Time to quizz the moon and the stars about the blessing of the night lights.  And remember this is our season. Our time to sweat, swim, let go and feel how precious (and Read More…

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