A sassy, crafty mama bird from Los Angeles
raising a very sweet little girl with Autism
and a new baby boy in the Midwest... and other stuff, too.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Cast Away

"all I ask is a second chance"
The ten day period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is meant to be a period of introspection. We reflect on our behaviors of the past year and consider where and whom we've wronged. There's a tradition known as tashlich where we are meant to cast away our sins. This is often practiced by tossing something into a body of water.
This afternoon, Little Bird and I visited the Cider Mill and brought with us a couple pieces of bread. We tossed them into the river and fed the ducks. I think those ducks got full quickly on all my sins of the past year!!
She's such a cutie pie ...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

She really is such a cutie pie! That look on her face when the duck took the bread is precious. You are a good Mom, taking her for these great experiences. Perhaps you remember another Mom taking you to the ponds to feed the birds. Love....

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