Another One Down: Happy New Year!

This Wednesday evening we, the Jewish people, will celebrate Rosh Hashanah. It is the Jewish New Year, and we are ringing in Year 5775.  As is customary, I have spent some time over the past few days reflecting on the joys and sadness of the past year. The year 5774 started out tremendously for me. I … Continue reading Another One Down: Happy New Year!

527,040 Minutes: The Year that was 2012

Over the last few days I have wondered why this year felt so much longer than normal and then I realized… it actually was longer!  2012 was a leap year, and that extra day seems to have made a real difference. It is hard for us as a species to appreciate just how substantial a … Continue reading 527,040 Minutes: The Year that was 2012