Category Archives: Holidays

A public service message about color

All things pink are forbidden from this blog today.

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Eighth Light

My personal laptop (as opposed to my work laptop) died. I managed to get another one that will last until I can buy a brand-new one, but it’s going to take a while to get up to speed on the … Continue reading

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Seventh light

You know what I want to know? I’ll tell you what I want to know. I bought a box of 44 candles. I lit the correct number of candles every day so far. And I have two extra candles left. … Continue reading

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Sixth Light

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Fifth Light

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Fourth Light

Turns out I never took a picture of the fourth night last year. Hm. Just snapped this a few minutes ago, since we went to a play tonight and I don’t like leaving the menorah burning while I’m gone.

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Third Light

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Second Light

Second light.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s my first paid holiday in about a year and a half. I am doing NOTHING today outside of heading to my friends’ home for dinner. Happy Thanksgiving!

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First light

Virtual Menorah time!

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Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah

So happy Hanukkah to my Jewish readers, friends, and family. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It’s also the second night of Hanukkah. And that’s about all the relation is to the two holidays. SO tired of that word that puts the two … Continue reading

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One last post before the fast

It’s completely irreverent, and perfectly timed for Yom Kippur. From the Algemeiner, which wouldn’t let me get the embed code.

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G’mar chatima tova

I have nothing extra for you all today. May you have a meaningful holiday and an easy fast, and may you be inscribed in the Book for a good year.

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L’shana tovah

A sweet, happy, and healthy new year to all of my Jewish friends, family, and readers. And, still stealing from Lair Simon: Don’t forget to start writing 5774 on your checks.

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Happy Fourth of July

This seems more important than ever, seeing as how the last two administrations don’t believe that our forefathers were right to keep government out of our business. As Benjamin Franklin said: They who can give up essential liberty to obtain … Continue reading

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