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“Did Pete Cry? Goodness, No!”

I apologize in advance for the fact that you’ll be singing this song for the rest of the day, but it’s worth it, I promise! Go ahead–I really want you to hear it, and it won’t take long, so I’ll … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah: An Annual Wake-up Call

Three weeks into school, and the playground is buzzing. Most of what I’m seeing is good, old-fashioned fun–football, tetherball, jungle gyms, jump rope. Inevitably, though, the fun often brings with it some cries of “cheater,” “no fair!” and “She’s being … Continue reading

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“Fred, Fred, Use Your Head!” (A Plea for Common Sense)

Conviction: To believe in something enough to fight for it, to¬†suffer as a consequence of it, to risk everything for it. Pilgrims brought their families to a stretch of wilderness out of religious convictions; abolitionists and civil rights leaders, both … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Free: Are You as Confused as I Am?

(Picture courtesy of http://www.cakitches.com). Riding in our boat last summer, I saw a man and his dog running back and forth on shore. My first thought was, “I’m kind of stuck in this little boat, but he can feel the … Continue reading

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Mrs. Mouse’s Secret Ingredient Christmas Cocoa

Every night before Timley goes to bed, his devoted (a little too devoted, in Timley’s mind) mother brings him a cup of hot cocoa. At Christmastime, she makes it a little extra-special! Here’s the recipe (it makes 6 servings): 1/2 … Continue reading

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