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dawnponders · 3W ago

Moments of Me

A friend of mine who is currently recovering from knee-replacement surgery and dealing with rehabilitation therapy posted a wonderfully positive status on Facebook. With her permission, I sh...
dawnponders · 1M ago

Another Short Tikkun Olam Story From The Streets of Toronto

Another short post about the Tikkun Olam happening every day on the streets close to my home.This past weekend we were privileged to celebrate with good friends on the occasion of a mileston...
dawnponders · 1M ago

My Weekend on Broadway

Last December, The Husband gifted me with Hamilton on Broadway tickets for my birthday. As he knows his wife is a very public and self-proclaimed Broadway musical savant/nerd, his gift could...
dawnponders · 2M ago

My Oven Was Trying to Kill Me

Today I made hard-boiled eggs in the microwave.I never even knew it was possible to make hard-boiled eggs in the microwave. I mean....why on earth would anybody, anywhere willingly choose to...
dawnponders · 2M ago

Another Vignette of Tikkun Olam

Another quick and really nice story from the streets of urban Toronto.I know, I know. I am in danger of losing my official membership card to the "Curmudgeonly Gadfly" club, but my psyche ha...
dawnponders · 2M ago

A Small Act of Tikkun Olam

How about a quick but really nice story?I spent a great deal of my morning today running pre-Pesach errands up and down Bathurst Street in torrential rains. I swear that I saw raccoons and s...
dawnponders · 3M ago

The Dimming of the Day

וַיִּקְרָא אֱלֹהִים | לָאוֹר יוֹם וְלַחשֶׁךְ קָרָא לָיְלָה וַיְהִי עֶרֶב וַיְהִי בֹקֶר יוֹם אֶחָד Va-yikra Elohim La-or yom v'la-chodesh kara laila, Va-y'hi erev va-y'hi boker yom echad. And...
dawnponders · 4M ago

Holy Work on Shabbat

I am spending Shabbat morning watching this scene from my balcony.Why you may ask?Well before I answer that question, a bit of backstory is in order.This is the pool in our building in the S...
dawnponders · 4M ago

My Genius Teacher

For those reading who only know The Husband as a kick-ass business-person/artisan distiller, he was, in a former life, one of the best and most sought after workflow developers anywhere. He ...
dawnponders · 4M ago

Computer Coding is a Foreign Language and I am Hopelessly Unilingual.

Welcome to today's installment of "Self-Flagellation" or "How Computer Coding has Turned Me Into a Sado/Masochist Who Could Grind Christian Grey Into Chalk Dust". It has been a stress-free t...