Musings from the wilderness… Part 9

Early rising Every morning when I wake up to start the day, I raise my hands to the sky, shaking them with disgust when I ask, “Why is it still dark outside?” Until I remember

Musings from the wilderness… Part 7

Succot at its finest! It’s Sukkafest, a 10 day festival (Sukkot is 7 days, but we are extending!!) of the hut where hundreds will flow through the farm to celebrate the harvest and nature. Like

Musings from the wilderness… Part 3

The power of seclusion and conversation I would never recommend smoking cigarettes to anyone. It is an unhealthy, expensive and smelly habit I picked up at 16. There is nothing fun about standing outside in

Musings from the wilderness… Part 2

Week 2 - Don't curse the rain!! They say in Israel, “Don’t curse the rain, because the Kinneret is small.” Such a beautiful sentiment, and a reminder that contrary to the way most of us

Musings from the wilderness… Part 1

Here I am, in the middle of the forest in West Connecticut, in a tent on a hot humid night and I can hear the sound of the torrential rain hitting the plastic of the