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“Neither a borrower nor a lender be / For loan oft loses both itself and friend” is a famous passage from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and indeed those words ring...

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The list of errors I make on a regular basis continues to grow. It was not long ago, after leaving the supermarket while talking on the phone with my daughter,...

Schmutter: Jealous Much?

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Minhagim You Will Want to Take On!

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So, our snake is still alive. And I have to deal with it. NOTE: This is a continuation of last week’s article about the baby garter snake my kids found...

The Way It Is: Fishy Business

  For as long as most people of my generation can remember, certain foods were always considered non-kosher. I never consumed swordfish or sturgeon. They weren’t kosher and that was...

The Way It Is: Silver Sneakers

  For more years than I’d like to admit, my daughters have been encouraging me to join a gym. On a regular basis they have been pointing out to me...

The Way It Is: Keeping My Cool

Not everything that spoils in the heat is food-related. Sometimes, people get spoiled in the heat. Every morning, I listen to the weather forecast for the day. I’m not sure...

The Way It Is: Soup Saga

Cooking is not my thing during hot and humid summer days. For this reason, when I was expecting a few friends for a light lunch last week, I chose...

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