Monthly Archives: February 2011

Technical Solutions

We have gotten a half gallon of maple sap for each of the last four days. We are definitely enjoying the maple water as we drink it.  It is so clean, cold, and refreshing.  And it just keeps coming. Wow! … Continue reading

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Technical Dificulties

I went to bed at 6:00 AM this morning. Yes, you read that correctly. After the Shabbat service, we often go to someones house, for “coffee”, but it is mainly about talking and asking questions, and midrashing. (and some of … Continue reading

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Another Early Morning, Two lines and Sweetness

I had to go into work early today, so I only had 20 to 30 minutes of writing and it was another 4:30 morning. In the last part of my day, I started feeling sick, and by the time I … Continue reading

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Haman’s Ring on Mordekai’s finger

The authority of the king is in his ring. Continue reading

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Kippah On

4:30 is really early. Really, really, really, early. I’m wearing a kippah this morning.  Well sort of.  My thermostat kicks down at night, so at this time of morning, I definitely want something on my head. My winter hat has … Continue reading

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Back at Home

I recognized a word today as I was writing.  I guess I hadn’t thought of this word being in the Bible, but I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. The word is: שואה – Shoah.  This word is used by … Continue reading

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Mobile Sofer

This weekend, the Pathfinder club that I work with, was having a camp in (I’m not sure what to call it, but we were at the Bertram’s house for Saturday night and Sunday).  I packed up my sofer supplies and … Continue reading

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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

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A Kippah for Unity

This blog is going to be a bit achronistic (I’m saying things for this day that actually happened on a later date), but because I’m so far behind, I thought this is a voice that needed to be heard at … Continue reading

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Flat Tire

A flat tire this morning kept me from continuing on the kippah, but I will come back to it. Right now, I’d like to share what the flat tire started and what it stopped. I asked Stephanie, my wife, who’s Hebrew … Continue reading

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