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Mother, May I…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
To my mother, with love. For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you know that New Year’s Eve is the anniversary of my mother’s death. For those…

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Sometimes The Pressure of the Holly, Isn’t So Jolly…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I’ve always been a Christmas person and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. That makes December a big huge…

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The Middle: Atonement…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
image: chabadstanford.org Tonight marks the start of Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement.  It follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which started last week. These are the High Holy days, the holiest…

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For The Record…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Anyone who’s been reading this blog for more than one post, knows that I say for the record, all the time. Pretty much every post in fact. And anyone who knows me for…

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Some Drunk Thoughts… Does This Mean I Have a Problem?

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Warning:  KQM/KPM and RM- Don’t read this one. Just don’t. Drunk is probably an exaggertion, but don’t send me any comments about typos or things that don’t add up. I’ve had just enough…

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Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Spoiler alert:  Family members– Do not read this post until after Christmas. Or, do not read the last paragraph. I can’t stop you of course, but I for one still believe in Santa,…

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“Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night…”

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the…

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