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Working on Rosh HaShanah – or any holiday – Interesting viewpoint

I read a whole bunch of blogs, and I really like the way Penelope Trunk writes.  She’s straightforward and refreshingly honest.  Read this post she wrote about trying not to work on Rosh Hashanah – I guarantee it will give you something to think about.  It’s not my cup of tea, but I’d love to … Continue reading

Chag Urim Same’ach!

A friend posted this comment on this blog post.  I think it’s a lovely sentiment to remember that this is a holiday the almost all Jews around the world celebrate, whatever their affiliation or lack of affiliation, beliefs or lack of beliefs, religious or secular.  For this week, let’s put aside our differences and stop … Continue reading

Let the Cooking Madness Begin

Out comes the big soup pot, a gazillion foil pans in different sizes, a Costco-sized container of potato flour, a new mop and sponges and a huge bucket, and Cranky Momma appears.  MUST be time to clean and cook for Pesach! I have found that an excellent method for reducing stress while cooking for the … Continue reading

The (ich)Theology of Purim

It was Purim – we knew this was coming: We certainly knew this was coming: Did NOT see this coming: From left to right: Charles, Nemo and . . . Pueblo Bernard Jose.  Alrighty then.

Freilichen Purim and Shout Out to Howard :-)

Hey there!  Had a great time at the Spiel and you and Robby were awesome!  Just thought you’d like some recognition – say Hi to Laura and Caroline for me!  And, I’ll spare you; I won’t post the video of you and Robby singing. Hope the other 2 1/2 people who read this blog don’t … Continue reading