Mar 27 2014
Being a Marine Wife Feels Like a Throw Back to the 1950s–But It Works
Talking to one of my fellow Jewish Marine Corps wives recently, I realized we became wives and mothers in a different culture than our civilian peers. The norms in our social groups are to stay home with our children and … Continue reading
Sep 14 2012
Rosh Hashanah for a Marine Household
Two years ago, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, our moving truck pulled up to our current home in Pensacola, Florida. The move was arranged through the Marine Corps, and did not take into consideration that it was a … Continue reading
Feb 23 2012
Running Marathons is a Lot Like Having Kids
Last month, I finished my third marathon. It was a good race and a triumphant experience.
Nov 8 2011
Running: The Closest I Come to Prayer
This weekend, I will run 13.1 miles. On January 29th, I will run 26.2 miles. This is what I do. I have a baby, sit around for a bit loving on and taking care of my baby, and then I … Continue reading
Sep 27 2011
The Few. The Proud. Jewish, and in The Marines.
As a Marine Corps family, we have lived in many small Jewish communities where Jewish life is, well, a challenge. Six years ago, my husband and I were stationed in Kingsville, Texas, where tumbleweed literally blows down the streets. I … Continue reading