Monthly Archives: April 2015

THE CIRCLE GAME

One recent morning as I walked 26 blocks through New York City, Joni Mitchell’s song, The Circle Game, played around and around in my brain. I felt sad because now that my mother is dead, there’s no one to be … Continue reading

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CATS AND HUSBANDS

Cats and husbands—if you are lucky—share many sterling qualities. They are warm, comforting, and there when you need them—at least cats are. Husbands, like other human beings, are subject to pressures of work and all kinds of life responsibilities like … Continue reading

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A WEEK OF WHACKY WORDS

Everything I picked up to read this week contained plays on words, made-up words or proper uses of words. I have no idea why this happened. Was it National Words Week? Or did the planets align to give me a … Continue reading

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PASSOVER AND EASTER

This year Passover, the Jewish celebration, and Easter, a Christian one, were celebrated on the same weekend. These two rites are inextricably connected; Christ’s “Last Supper” was a Jewish seder, a ritual meal on the first night of Passover. In … Continue reading

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