ON THE BACK BURNER

December 10

It's Shabbat again. The street is mostly empty. Last night at Shabbat dinner, I met , for the second time, a woman from Texas , who lives here and has a passion for horse back riding. She does it in Jerusalem. Who knew.She has cowboy boots. With spurs,yet. I've always wanted cowboy boots. I'm not particularly fond of horses, but I still want the boots. Besides riding,having grown up with horses in Texas, she volunteers with people who use horse back riding as therapy. There is a reason for everything we do. You like to cook? Volunteer to work at a food kitchen. You like horses.? Volunteer to work with a therapy program. You like to read ? Volunteer to read to the kids. It's such a gift to be in a position to be able to give back your passion. And all I started out wanting is a pair of cowboy boots.

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Ginnie | Reply 12.12.2016 20.07

How cool ! Can't wait until you get back and we can hear all about your trip ! Have you ever been to Beth Shalom sysagogue in Sarasota ? We have gone there t

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