Finding Owain Thomas

Finding Owain Thomas

My mother, my two daughters and I are planning our visit to the farm my great-grandgather, Owain Thomas Hughes, left nearly 150 years ago. I’m the middle generation of three generations. We live far apart, but see each other often. But Owain Thomas Hughes lived in an...
The Torah and Alta’s “Diving Board”

The Torah and Alta’s “Diving Board”

Sometimes you learn about playing hooky–which, according to my definition anyway, is breaking out of your everyday routine to take a fresh look at yourself and how you’re living your life–in unexpected places. In this instance, it was at my synagogue’s...