Writer, amateur naturalist, material culture junkie, skeptic, earnest Sunday School teacher, maker, migraineur.

Hub Cap Seder Plate

Hub Cap Seder Plate

A few pieces:

Bud Wiser (Jewish Literary Journal)
Bloom is a Jewish Name (Killing the Buddha)
Mother’s Day: Give and Take (Mamalode)
Witnessing With Wildflowers (Bible Belt Balabusta)
The Iconography of Tam Tams (Gone Jewish)

I also make things and then write about them. Three achievements of which I am inordinately proud:

The first Manischewitz Tiki Torch

The first PEZuzah: PEZ dispenser  + mezuzah = Pez-uzah

The first LEGO groggers (for the Jewish holiday of Purim)

Oh, and here are the cicada-skin earrings I made during the cicada invasion of 2011.

Thank you for visiting.  Wish I could offer you a cup of  tea.

3 thoughts on “

  1. Was happy to read your thesis. I had seen “The Flying Dutchman” and “Underneath the Lintel” in the same week, and was looking for more background.

  2. Hey, Joanna! I am planning a Chanukah event, and I am definitely going to do a dreidle making table and a dreidle spinning contest. Do you have a special source for legos, or do you just go to the local lego store? And if you ever want to shlep up to Connecticut, the Nutmeggers would love it! Miss you and Nashville —

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