Monthly Archives: February 2013

Shmelke’s Son

If you graduated college in the 1970s, chances are you attended a wedding where you high stepped in a choreography line to the snappy “Shmelke’s Nigun”.  It’s been awhile, so here for your your listening pleasure is a link to … Continue reading

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The Circle Game

The seasons they go round and round …. we’re captive on the carousel of time.  Part of what marks the seasons in the Northeast of course is snowfall.  Comes with the territory. At least we managed to escape power outages … Continue reading

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The Tam Tam Mystery

When I was a kid we took a class trip to the Manischewitz factory.  You’d figure a family name with the word “chew” in the middle might have something to do with food, but it’s a European derivative pronounced “Manischevitz”. … Continue reading

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Pandering to Philly & NY in Boynton Beach

Pandering may seem like a harsh term, and I’m sure the culinary establishments down South really do believe they’re duplicating the NY and Philly cuisine, but it just isn’t the same.  Or perhaps, that’s the point.  Given the choice of … Continue reading

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READING

You’re never too old to read 50 Shades of Gray. You’re never too young to develop an interest in reading. There is a timetable for brick and mortar bookstores to fade into the sunset, one that will have repercussions we … Continue reading

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More Press Scenes from South Florida

 

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February is Magic for Josh Groban

I blogged about Josh Groban in acknowledgement of the release of his last album in 2010, but February is the month that shines for him.  His next album, All About Echoes, is due to be released in a few days. … Continue reading

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