On the Road in Tuscany, by Tillie

My family and I have left Rome; who knows when we will return? Maybe I will return with my kids years from now and try to find the neighbourhood I spent the 10th year of my life. Yes, maybe I will, but now I am at the beginning of a brand new adventure. The “new…

Arriverderci, Roma by Ilana

Last Saturday morning we shoehorned all our many, many bags into a rental car, navigated the streets of Rome by car for the very first time, and bid arriverderci to this fantastic city that has been such a wonderful home to us these past 7 months. It was hard to leave. In the end, we’d…

The Twilight of My Youth, by Eva

Last night I was Skyping with my Bubbie Sheila and per usual she said I looked like a teenager. I hear this a lot. For example, I hear it every time I Skype with my Bubbie, and my dad has started up a new trend of teasing me that I’m acting like a teenager. As…

Cats, cats, cats by Tillie

My family went to Israel for winter break. Now there are lots of cool things there, but what mostly caught my eye was the cats they were everywhere. And don’t even get me started on the kittens they were so cute, but they were starving on the streets and eating out of garbage cans, most…