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Pampy

I got it.  Rona. Covid.  The 19 version.  Just tested positive.  It’s a scary time.  It’s a disease with no symptoms, no medication, no cure,  no ramifications, no real down-side (unless you are sick anyway). But, if you stay home … Continue reading

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Thank you, Thank you, Sam-I-Am!

Love is a funny thing. It is stingy. Think about what it takes to love another person. I mean, really love them. It’s hard. Hatred is easy. Look around. Hate is currently destroying the world and it spreads like wildfire. … Continue reading

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There’s Only Milk and Orange Juice

Huh? I CAN SEE IT! I tried to fight off sleep but it was an early flight. WAKE UP, she pleaded. I thought: you are a third child, leave me alone. But that’s the thing: she cannot leave alone. She … Continue reading

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Tap Tap. Sledgehammer.

Next week marks 25 years since I became a lawyer. That is about the same amount of time that I have not been a lawyer. If you throw in 4 years as a legal assistant at Prudential-Bache Securities, I have … Continue reading

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Silence of the Goats

Once upon a time, there was a goat. His name was Flavian. He wasn’t named after anyone. His mother liked the name. His mother was, by any measure, insane. Even for a goat. Flavian was born with only one horn. … Continue reading

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Bruce Almighty

Last Saturday, I was in temple and came across my friend Bruce. I hadn’t seen him for a while because we’ve taken, of late, to attending different services.   I asked him how he was doing.  He smiled, like he always … Continue reading

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judenrein

Adolf Hitler never visited a single concentration camp.   There is no historical evidence that he personally ever killed a single Jew.  And, there exists not a single written order from him implementing the “final solution.”  And, yet, he is the … Continue reading

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I Got Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

    Amanda is graduating High School next week.   She’s the oldest of three and her parents could not be more proud.  But, especially her father. What is it about fathers and daughters?   Anyway, her parents are making special arrangements … Continue reading

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A Little Help from My Friends

Its college acceptance season.  For some, the mail will bring life-changing news crediting a lifetime of hard work and personal discipline.  For others, the reach proved unreachable and the disappointment is heart breaking.   For all, it’s a nerve-wracking, nail-biting, sleep-losing … Continue reading

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Political Payback

I forgot to be upset today. Even with the hundreds of consolation emails, voicemails, text messages, and grim shrugs. I lost the election. But, I cannot summon any regret, sadness, or melancholy. Au contraire. I am in a great mood, … Continue reading

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