Feeling Our Way with Cantor Emma Lutz

Feeling Our Way with Cantor Emma Lutz

Shabbat Shalom. As we have all been #SafeAtHome during COVID-19, the clergy of Stephen Wise Temple have been sharing a daily dose of wisdom. I found these teachings from Cantor Emma Lutz this week deeply moving and she allowed me to share them again here. Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! The patient person shows much good … Continued

Oranges in the Shower – A Whiff of Hope

This morning, at 7am, I ate an orange in my shower.  It’s a thing. My almost 21 year-old daughter read about it and it’s apparently been a thing for a few years now. Eating an orange in the shower, they say, is a direct line to joy. And right now, I need a little joy. … Continued

Traveling to India to meet The Dalai Lama!

Sarah Robarts, Dara Toulch, and Kendal Hurley traveled to Bodh Gaya to celebrate an anniversary and meet His Holiness. In late 2019, we were invited on the trip of a lifetime – to visit His Holiness The Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya, India for a private audience. We had been working with his Personal Emissary … Continued

ShemeshFarms: A Story About Resilience

In times of adversity and the unknown we look for inspiration all around us in hope of harnessing our own resilience and strength to get through.  We look to our friends and family, to our communities, to our faith, to nature, to books, to social media! Our friends at Tripping Kosher filmed a short documentary … Continued

Where did our Family go Diving for the Holidays? Bonaire

From the editor: While traveling around our planet has been paralyzed by the coronavirus, we know that we will travel again. We hope that the travel stories we publish inspire you to add destinations to your bucket list for your future travels! Mandy and I have traveled and dove all around the world always in … Continued

Venice Way Pizza at Hotel Erwin

Find your Favorite NEW slice at Venice Way Pizza

I love to watch sunset from High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin in Venice. In fact, the hotel was built by my summer camp friend’s family! And, now I am obsessed with their new pizza! It officially opens TODAY. Make sure to stop by for a slice at Venice Way Pizza! Amy Castillo, my travel … Continued

Swim with the turtles in Maho Bay

Wanna make new friends on a tropical island?

Ready for an adventure? Imagine a tiny tropical island that is more than 70% US National Park with more than 30 white sandy beaches, crystal clear warm waters, hiking, snorkeling, sailing, great restaurants, local art and shopping and best of all, lots of friendly island wildlife. Welcome to St. John, USVI ! Make your plans … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel