Monthly Archives: March 2015

#blogExodus – Day 10: Join

Not much of interest came to mind last night as I tried to write about “Join” in the context of Exodus. I wrote myself a list, which included the Israelites joining together as a people after being freed from slavery, … Continue reading

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#blogExodus – Day 9: Bitter

Bitter herbs – maror – that’s the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about “bitter” in the context of Exodus, and the upcoming Seder. Maror – representing the bitterness of slavery suffered by our ancestors. A life of … Continue reading

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#blogExodus – Day 8: Rise

After the first seven days of this #blogExodus exercise, I have come to see that there’s a little bit of everything in the Exodus story. Rising initially arises in the story as a taboo. God commands the Israelites, when they’re … Continue reading

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Are New Yorkers A Bunch Of Rude Idiots Who Need Schooling?

Originally posted on Wright Words:
I have a super long commute. Sometimes, when the Long Island Rail Road and New York subway systems are off kilter, my round trip takes upwards of 5 hours. I’m traveling with as many as…

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The Great Snow Job – Day 26

      No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no more snow! Time for a new series – nothing extreme, just a bit of frivolity to entice my muse’s return. Each night, … Continue reading

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The Great Snow Job – Day 25

    Such lovely melting dog wandered around the yard new snow tomorrow.   Time for a new series – nothing extreme, just a bit of frivolity to entice my muse’s return. Each night, I’ll post a haiku about snow, … Continue reading

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All My Life’s a Circle: Respect Across the Lifespan

Originally posted on Visible Child:
“We are once an adult, and twice a child.” I’ve been away. As ever, I have a lot of blog posts in the works, halfway or quarter-way written, a few with just a title and…

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#blogExodus – Day 7: Ask

I’ve been sitting here, racking (not wracking, for the grammarians among us) my brain about how to link “ask” with Exodus. While I saw a lot of “telling,” which I wrote about last night, I didn’t notice much asking. Exodus … Continue reading

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The Great Snow Job – Day 24

  Rain and fog today eerie and glorious site yard is emerging.     Time for a new series – nothing extreme, just a bit of frivolity to entice my muse’s return. Each night, I’ll post a haiku about snow, … Continue reading

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#blogExodus – Day 6: Tell

Exodus is all about telling – mostly God telling Moses what to say, and Moses parroting it. God directs Moses to tell Pharaoh, “Let my people go,” and then hardens Pharaoh’s heart, so that the Israelites are not released – … Continue reading

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