Author: B.J. Yudelson

Boxed In

On the long flight to California, my husband shares with me a Business Week article on the dismal economy. Our discussion drifts to its effect on the middle class and specifically on our children. When we arrive at our daughter’s modest home, the boxes lining her front walkway are an eyesore. I expect my husband […]

Two Lifetimes

With the brilliance of a comet Ruth streaked through our lives for fourteen years minus one week, gone now two weeks short of twenty-eight years, twice the length of her effervescent life. “With a mighty hand, with an outstretched arm,” God blasted Egypt with plagues, one for each finger, says the Hagaddah, times five for […]