How I Met My FiancĂ© – Part Two

Udi, according to his JSwipe profile, was 37, very tall, and a graphic designer. His profile had several photos of a man with thick black hair, big, dark eyes, and a cleft chin - and not much else in the way of information. He was quite handsome, and looked substantially younger than his age. We…

How I Met My FiancĂ© – Part One

In January of 2019, I was invited to visit Israel by the mother of the Jewish family for whom I used to nanny. In exchange for a plane ticket there and back, I would provide childcare hours equivalent to the price of the ticket - most importantly, childcare on the flights. There was no question…

Why Judaism?

The first question one might ask of an ex-Mormon who has spent the last ten years or so living as a debauched agnostic might be: Why Judaism? It's a fair question. It also begs the further question: Why religion at all? I don't know if there are statistics, but I'd guess that most people who…

a brief biography

I was raised as a devout believer in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - colloquially known as the Mormon Church. I am the second oldest and only girl out of eight children, and as a child, I loved my family and I loved my religion. But when I was 18, I had…