Archive for May, 2014

MM #20 – Ms. Gratitude – Letty Cottin Pogrebin

In this 20th Mincha Moment, writer, lecturer, activist, advocate and co-creator of Ms. Magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin reveals why gratitude is such an essential component in her life. The loss of her mother at an early age and breast cancer have done nothing to dampen her sense of gratitude. In fact, if anything, they have helped her realize the value of each and every moment.

Mincha Moment (MIN-chuh, with the “ch” like in “Bach” or “loch”)… Taking Read the rest

May 17, 2014 Rescued from the Skeevy

I don’t use the word skeevy very often.  In fact, I can’t remember the last time I used it. But it was the first word that came to my mind when I came home to find a host of ants in my kitchen feeding off some cat spit up.

Perhaps it is a stereotypical girl thing that I don’t like bugs, or snakes for that matter, but I don’t often come across snakes in New York City.  But bugs, well … Read the rest