Tag Archives: Judaism

Sirens in Israel, Make Me Grind My Teeth.

Let me be very clear at the outset of this post: I refuse to get into the politics of this situation. This is a tale from the Mother land, not a story of sides. It’s hard to discuss Israel and … Continue reading

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The Middle: Atonement…

Tonight marks the start of Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement.  It follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which started last week. These are the High Holy days, the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. Our family is Jewish, … Continue reading

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For The Record…

Anyone who’s been reading this blog for more than one post, knows that I say for the record, all the time. Pretty much every post in fact. And anyone who knows me for real, knows that I say that a … Continue reading

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Nursing My Broken Heart…

If you’ve read this blog long enough, you know I’m unstable. You would have predicted this post, and you can now gloat. It was inevitable. I am supposed to be shopping: enjoying a solo day in the city, time to … Continue reading

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Ode to Girl Interrupted

Note:  First: I am aware that this is not truly and Ode. I’ve used that title three times now, and all three have not been formal Odes. Whatever.   Second:  If you don’t know a lot about Judaism, there are … Continue reading

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Ode to the Middle Man

Note:  Strong sarcasm ahead. It is bred in me, and having just returned from the Boston area, where I grew up, it is on high gear right now. Also, while my kids have forbidden me to post their pictures or … Continue reading

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