Category Archives: Trying not to whine

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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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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Start of a Mezuzah

Yesterday, I prepared feathers, and created a computer template that I could use for writing a Mezuzah. Today, I was able to score the parchment and to write the first three lines of the Mezuzah. It has taken me three … 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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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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A New “New Home”

I have been working all week to get my web site totally moved to WordPress. I’m hoping this allows three things: It will make it easy to change and add information from anywhere. Before, I was tied to my laptop. … Continue reading

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I Think I Have a Plan

For the last two days, I’ve been living with the shock of realizing that  I have an extra 31 pages to write.  As you remember, I thought there were 11 columns, but there were 42. Thats life… … the universe, … Continue reading

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The Ceramic Blade Works

I spent yesterday proofing my source for the next four pages, so that I’m ready to write for another week or two. Today as I wrote, the first line was so smooth.  I finished the line and then sat back … Continue reading

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Procrastinating

Yep, I spent another day not writing on Parchment… I mean, qlaf. I think confidence is high that tomorrow is the day I start. According to my initial calculation, I need to do 1.5 lines a day to finish in … Continue reading

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