I learned a new word today: rimy. rimy | ˈrīmē | adjective (rimier, rimiest) literary covered with frost.
Today, in an effort to escape the 100º heat in Freiburg we drove up to Schluchsee, a beautiful lake in the Schwarzwald. What I did not expect was the Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus. From the outside it appears a fairly traditional looking church, with a large wooden structure. The first hint of something different is the sculpture out front, “Kinderreigen.” It is four children holding hands going around a mitre and staff. The sanctuary itself is […]
Some of my favorites, a set on Flickr. I am going to make a LARGE (roughly 4’x3′) print to hang in my office. Or, alternatively, print 3 or 4 BIG (11×14 or larger) images to fill the same space. The challenge: Which picture(s)? Please feel free to take a look at this collection and let me know which you think I should print and hang! (And please do visit the set, there are 146 photos […]
I do promise that Targuman.org will return at some point to issues of biblical and rabbinic literature, religion, and academia. Writing coherent posts, however, takes a lot more time than I have had lately. Instead, I have been playing with iPhoto Mobile (for iOS devices) and Aperture as a way for me to unwind in the evening. I have been traveling a lot and taking pictures as I go so this has been a way […]
This winter break I was fortunate enough to have access to one of the teaching studios on campus. I had a ton of fun with the family and a special session with my son (and his LEGOs). These are the three of the family that my wife likes the most and will soon adorn our home walls. So from our family to yours, we wish you a happy and blessed New Year!