A Stupid Gentile

This morning as I was driving to work, I had one of our local public radio stations on. The program airing was a local production, a discussion of the “December Dilemma” — how different faiths handle all the December holidays, but in particular, how Jews deal with the inevitable association of Hanukkah with Christmas. Unfortunately, … Read More

Thank(god-it’s-over)sgiving

Thank(god-it’s-over)sgiving

We managed to get through Thanksgiving with seven adults, six children, two cats, and one dog in the house. There were no arguments about politics. Nobody got food poisoning (hey, that’s a risk you run when you have two vegetarians cook the turkey for Thanksgiving). And everyone had a place to sleep. It was nice … Read More