Monthly Archives: June 2010

Rhinoceros: A Lesson in Conformity

It was about 18 years ago that I attended a family function in Ithaca, New York, home to Cornell University.  A young man named Jacob joined the Rabbi on the podium, who proceeded to give him a sermon on the … Continue reading

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Finding a Little Silver on Point Pleasant Beach

Our upper level condo unit overlooks Little Silver Lake, a secluded body of water down the block from the Atlantic Ocean and Jenkinson’s boardwalk.  That’s down the block, the same way we Jerseyites say “Down the Shore”.  Which makes Little … Continue reading

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On Language: Oh-My-God

If William Safire were still with us he would no doubt be blown away by the ubiquity with which the OMG has permeated the English language.  The Deity seems to mark the beginning of almost every phrase fit for an … Continue reading

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