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Being Chanukah in A Christmas World

December 2, 2011

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(The following is the fifth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) When I was little, I wanted Christmas.  I didn’t care that […]

Looking A Gift Horse in the Mouth

September 29, 2010

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When my husband Dan was in Greece this past month, he saw a friend of his who was visiting there from his home in Germany.  He and his wife stayed with us last year and I still affectionately refer to them as “The Guests From Hell.” The wife gave Dan two sets of long-handled spoons […]