Category Archives: Story

He’s telling another story. Is there a moral there somewhere?

New Sofer in Town

On Sunday, June 24, lightning struck our house, at least according to our neighbor.  We know it did strike close, because it took out everything that was connected to the cable  TV cable or to the ethernet modem that was … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Clean Mouth

The ink has been getting very low in my bottles, and so I decided to replace it, with the new ink that I purchased. When I poured the ink out of the bottles, I noticed how much build up there … Continue reading

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Processing

I haven’t written for a while, but it is not because I’m not doing anything. In fact I think it is because I’m doing too much, and have too much on my mind. I’ve been trying to figure out what … Continue reading

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Dancing with Ester

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] Dancing with the newly finished book of Ester during the Purim celebration. What an amazing day. A day far beyond my wildest imagination. When … Continue reading

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Writing With My Kids

Today I brought the Magillah of Ester to the Glen Ellen Seventh-day Adventist church where I work with the Pathfinder club. It really is amazing how many questions people have when they actually see a scroll that has been written … Continue reading

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Jots, Tittles and Quills

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] 17Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18For verily … Continue reading

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I’m almost out of Qlaf

There are only two lines left to write on the current yeriah, and I have not received my new parchment yet.  In fact, I have not seen a shipping statement yet.  I was going to call the company yesterday, but … Continue reading

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Don’t Rain on My Parade

Bike riding in the rain and other spirit dampening activities, with a spot of sunshine. 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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What’s Outside Matters too

Yesterday after dealing with the inside of my pen, I forgot to wash my pen afterwards.  When I forget to wash the pen, the ink dries on, as a hard, thick, black mass.  The pen in that state is completely … Continue reading

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