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Final Preparations

I spent the morning cutting the quills and testing to make sure the width of the tip was proper. I have 14 feathers ready to go, and I have my pathfinders who will write tomorrow, and then seven other people … Continue reading

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Pop Quills

I went back to an earlier blog entry entitled Preparing Quills to find out what temperature I needed to set the oven temperature, for tempering the quills. It gave a temperature that was more than double what the temperature should … Continue reading

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The Last Amud

I am ready to start the 38th column or amud, this is my final column. I should be able to finish tomorrow, or on Tuesday all that I have to write. I will not finish the book of Ester  but … 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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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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