Category Archives: Good News

I Won a Grammy

And I bet you didn’t even know I could sing or produce records or anything. Well, I can’t and I don’t, but anyway my Grammy was way better, if only slightly taller, than the award they give out. I found … Continue reading

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Like it was yesterday

I remember laying awake in bed the night that our daughter came home from the hospital. She was in a bassinet at the foot of our bed, and Jenn said something like “What if she stops breathing and we can’t … Continue reading

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The Israel Conference in LA

I attended the Israel Conference in LA this past Thursday (it continued into Friday but I had other commitments), and wrote up this reflection for publication. I’ll be doing reviews of several of the startups that exhibited there in the … Continue reading

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I love it when a plan comes together

I just successfully upgraded my WordPress installation, which powers this blog, to the latest version (3.0, called Thelonius – see the complete list of major WP releases, all named for jazz musicians). I did this with nary a bump, very … Continue reading

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We must be doing something right.

Earlier this evening, after a terrific day that started with our amazing music class with the fabulous Ms. Laura and continued with a fantastic get-together with our awesome chavurah (including you, Bernsteins! See you soon!) at Fanuel St. Park, my … Continue reading

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Starting the new year with a surprise

Now that the surprise has been sprung, I can reveal the details and dispense with the mystery. This morning I posted a new year’s greeting on Facebook from “an undisclosed location,” predictably prompting some of my friends to make veiled … Continue reading

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Hope for humanity

I refuse to admit that I’m overstating things when I say this makes me feel better about the human race, at least for four and a half minutes: Where the Hell is Matt? (2008) from Matthew Harding on Vimeo. Spotted … Continue reading

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High time

It’s high time I updated my theme anyway. It’s high time I went to bed for the night. It’s party time because I recovered my blog!!! Hooray! Coming up: Official posting of HDYJ podcast episode 1, to be followed shortly … Continue reading

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Kaiser Temperamental

There’s that Kaiser joke I was looking for the other day… Anyway, I realized I forgot to post the proof of my daughter’s cuteness from that visit, so I needed to come back here, and I also got some more … Continue reading

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Earth Israeli Girls are Easy?

I don’t know whether to be proud or ashamed “courtesy” of Reuters Oddly Enough, emphasis added: Wolf whistle works, woman strips WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Road workers in a small New Zealand town got their wish granted when a woman stripped … Continue reading

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