Author: Tami Levin

…But We Keep It All Inside

Early in U.S. History, synagogues were designed to look like other civic buildings. If you passed by a synagogue, you might think you were strolling past a bank. Maybe that has a similar root cause to why Jews tend to decorate the interior of their homes for the holidays; rarely the exterior.

Snow Globe

snowglobe art

While Marilu did her laps in the snow globe, I was having an episode. My heart was beating so hard, it felt like it was punching itself into my arm. I only had a few Nitro tablets left and I didn’t want to waste them if I didn’t have to. (FICTION)

In a Girl’s Life, Boobs Are Big, Part II: Boobs on the Move

Susan G Komen's Race for the Cure; image courtesy

The breast cancer walk. I knew I’d have to sign up or I’d never be able to show my face without looking like a fool. After all, I’d talked a good game. When September rolled around, it was time to get serious. I mean, really, what would we wear? We’d have to coordinate outfits. That’s what girls do when they’re doing something IMPORTANT.

In a Girl’s Life, Boobs Are Big

In a Woman's Life, Boobs are Big

It’s all about boobs. From about age 11 on. From the first bra to prom dresses to nursing — or not nursing. To lumps and doctors offices. One woman’s motivation to walk for Susan G. Komen. Part I of II.