Our wind the past couple days has come straight from the arctic by way
of the Canadian prairies!
Family gatherings are what Christmas and Passovers are all about, I
guess! Were there any "discussions" about Hebrew pronunciation? The
last Bar Mitzvah I attended, those "discussions" reminded me of what
that took place when the Catholic Church switched from Latin to the
On Monday, April 25, 2005, at 10:55 AM, <Chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
Your nursery trip made me wish for a good planting day. It's cloudy,
windy and all round dreary today on Long Island. I must however get
the garden, so I just have to bundle up. It's the wind that annoys me
most, but living by the water, it's just something I have to put up
Yesterday, I made the Passover Seder in my house. My son referred to
"the circus". I managed to roast the hard boiled eggs, instead of
them (I never remember how long to let them boil. I guess I left them
unattended a little too long). Chicken grease spilled in the oven and
smoking and I slightly burnt my mother-in-laws "noodle" pudding when
warming it up. There were three guests in their mid 80's at the table.
Everyone had a cane or walker. We have to shout for my dad because he
doesn't hear (and he shouts back). His guest doesn't see very well.
didn't have any complaints about ailments last night, so it was quiet
side of the table! She's really a great mother-in-law, as they go.
called from CA in the middle of things and got into a heated
my DH! My other BIL took pictures of all of us on his phone to send
Oh., it was just a typical family meal! I did love to hear my DH read
Hebrew passages. There's something stirring about it, sort of like
the Christmas story out loud from the Bible. Oh, we managed to sing
Hebrew songs to make things more festive!
Happy gardening and wishing a good Passover to all who celebrate!
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