Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Bites of Summer

It’s summer. Bees bite. Spiders bite. Mosquitoes bite. Snakes bite. Sometimes dogs bite. It’s instinctual; they’re seeking prey or defending themselves from perceived danger. And a soccer player bites when a match isn’t going his way. In yoga today, a … Continue reading

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From Page to Play: The Evolution of The Shabbos List

Ever since my sons decided to follow a different religious path than they’d been raised, I’ve wanted to tell the story. As a non-fiction writer, I’ve shared my journey a little in blog posts. I had ideas about a book … Continue reading

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Grandparent Diary: Bumpy Knives!

Gadgets galore! Enter any kitchenware store and utensils ranging from apple corers and avocado peelers to citrus zesters and zingers and every letter in-between bombard you. There’s a slicer, dicer, shaper, picker, or grinder for every fruit, vegetable, meat, or … Continue reading

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