Monthly Archives: September 2013

On Turning 50

“That time of year thou may’st in me behold, Where yellow leaves, or none, or few do hang…” Okay, hold on. I’m not that old. Yet. A mere half-century. A spring chicken, really. They say the first sixty years are … Continue reading

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Food (Stamps) for Thought

It’s Friday, and it’s been three weeks since the last time I made bread, which means it’s challah time (challah-day?) again. So I spent a chunk of this morning in my kitchen, happily mixing up my usual batch of challah … Continue reading

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Thoughts in a Time of War

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the New Year (if you’re Jewish), two days that celebrate the start of the year 5774. A time when people wish each other a year of sweetness, a year of blessing and peace. The wish for peace … Continue reading

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