Monthly Archives: October 2006

True to myself.

I’ve been conflicted about limiting or editing the content of this blog, thinking from the beginning about “keeping politics/conflict/etc.” out of it, but I recognize that would be ultimately disingenuous. What jarred me out of the illusion that I could/should … Continue reading

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At first I was afraid, I was petrified.

Leave it to my 80s-infested brain to relate the most important event of my life to Gloria Gaynor’s biggest hit. But there you have it. That’s the first line that popped into my head moments ago, when I observed the … Continue reading

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Chag sameach

It’s the holiday of Sukkot, sometimes referred to in English as the Feast of Tabernacles. There’s a whole long story behind why these people are shaking a bunch of vegetation around, which I’ll explain another time, but watch the video … Continue reading

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