Category Archives: food

Thanksgiving redux

December starts on a Monday? I hardly feel caught up from the crush of work before Thanksgiving and here I am, typing this post, wondering how it became December. That’s pretty much how I always feel about the passage of … Continue reading

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Why being a modern American Jew is so hard

Our local, family-owned Kosher supermarket was on the verge of closing this week when some angel investors rescued the business. Our Jewish community was temporarily devastated at the prospect of losing this local institution. For many, the Crown is more … Continue reading

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If you ask me what I need, I’ll tell you nothing

Too often, I’m writing about how quickly time passes and how incredulous I am that another month has gone by, that another semester is nearly over.  There is a seasonality to being an educator that is both comforting and confounding. … Continue reading

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Non-resolutions for 2013

Day 2 of the new year.  I have always been a resolutions kind of girl.  Some years have been very specific like “Stop biting my nails” (an ongoing battle).  Other years, they have been grander like “Be focused” (I think … Continue reading

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Being thankful (and a little glib)

It is already the middle of November. I wanted to write this post right when the month began but we were understandably busy, standing down a storm and preparing for political winds to change.  Here we are, one week away … Continue reading

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