Good Morning, Chelm

Sometimes, when I can’t find a home for one of my stories, I take the opportunity to share it with friends on my blog. Good Morning, Chelm is based on the stories from Eastern European Jewish folklore.   “The city of Chelm functions as an imaginary city of fools (that has)…

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But, You Promised!  

“Parents use promises for a variety of reasons—to bribe their child into doing what they want, to avoid a possible confrontation with their child, to spare their child from disappointment, to create hope in their child,” I wrote in an article for Glo online magazine in 2013. “But children are…

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Why We are Voting for Hillary Clinton

In the winter of 2008, our family discussed Presidential candidates with the same passion we see today, but without the acrimony marring this year’s primaries.  Our children, then 20-somethings, were supporting  Senator Barack Obama, while my husband and I supported Senator Hillary Clinton. When the primaries ended, we switched our allegiance to Senator…

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