Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter



Lemonade Girls: The Show Must Go On

Sara Miriam Gross

The ants on the wooden bunkhouse floor were busy lapping up pink Popsicle puddles. There was a lot for them to enjoy on a day like that. The wilted campers held their half-melted treats weakly and yawned repeatedly, one after the other. “Isn’t it supposed to be cool in the mountains?” Dassi asked and then sighed. “I could have stayed in the city if I wanted to cook an egg on the sidewalk!”

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

It feels like the sky has a fever,” Chavi mused, and then dashed to fetch her sketchbook to capture the feeling with her colored charcoal pencils. “Listen, it was nice of Ruchama to let us skip exercise classes during this heat wave. Now it’s up to us to figure out how to fill the time. I bet we can come up with dozens of other activities,” Devorah challenged them, “and after we do, I’m going to give each one of you credit in my Secret Book of Lists.” “Um, Devorah,” Shiffy whispered into her ear, “If it’s such a secret, how come you keep on telling us about it?” “So far I’ve only shared my secret lists with my friends,” Devorah answered proudly and loudly, causing Shiffy to shuffle backward. “But one day, b’ezras Hashem, I’m going to publish it. Then you’ll all be happy to see your names in it.”

To read the rest of this story, please buy this issue of Mishpacha or sign up for a weekly subscription

Share this page with a friend. Fill in the information below, and we'll email your friend a link to this page on your behalf.

Your name
Your email address
You friend's name
Your friend's email address
Please type the characters you see in the image into the box provided.
CAPTCHA
Message


 
Drink to Eternity
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Redemption doesn’t simply mean being let out of jail
Klal Yisrael Is Always Free
Yonoson Rosenblum "In that merit will Klal Yisrael continue to exist”
Home Free
Eytan Kobre My baseline for comparison is admittedly weak
Believe in Your Own Seder
Rabbi Judah Mischel Hashem is satisfied when we do our best
Picture Perfect
Yisroel Besser Take a picture — and this time, send it to yourself
Flying Solo
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman As Pesach loomed closer, his resentment was growing
Hanging on by a Hair
Jacob L. Freedman MD “Do you still think that I’m not completely crazy?”
A Song for Every Season
Riki Goldstein Influencers map out their personal musical soundtracks
Subliminal Speech
Faigy Peritzman The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect
The Big Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Spelling things out clears clouds of resentment
The Count-Up
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tap the middos of Sefirah to recreate yourself
The Baker: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP with Zivia Reischer "She can't get married if she can't build a relationship...
Know This: Infertility
As Told to Bracha Stein There was no place for me. I didn’t belong
Dear Shadchan
The Girl Here's the thing: I need time