” We celebrate the first night of Hanukkah,
fry the latkes,
light the candles
I dance to “Ocho Kandelikas.”
My husband and I watch the candles burn.
We talk of this and that–
old memories and to-do lists,
the little things that make up a life,
the everyday ordinary and the magical exceptional.
From writer, editor, independent scholar–and poet Merril D. Smith her Monday Morning Musings: The Little Things