Category Archives: Jewish

Tiny Houses

Tiny Houses are BIG! They can be under 300 square feet or a little larger and sell for $15,000 and up. This relatively new trend appeals to young and old alike. Just check marketing ads, even Craig’s List and you’ll … Continue reading

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Under the Tent

Tents have been around since biblical times, but my memory of them only goes back to my childhood. My parents never took me camping, either. Back then, Uncle Bert Smith had erected a tent on the side yard of his home. … Continue reading

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The Kiss

“The Kiss” You have to kiss a lot of frogs, before you meet your prince/princess. The greatest love story ever written begins with Chapter One: “In the beginning, God….” My son and his family gave me artwork with a picture … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Insomnia

Counting sheep? Listening to the clock tick? Drinking warm milk or hot tea? All are potential signs of insomnia. Me? It’s 5:23 a.m. I went to bed at 11:00 p.m. and slept for an hour. When I heard a buzzing … Continue reading

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IBM in WWII Germany

Barnes and Noble is a great bookstore, providing a variety of historical books. The one I discovered after church today was entitled, IBM and the Holocaust, by Edwin Black. He, through investigative journalism, discovered how Hitler and the Nazis were … Continue reading

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Curious George Didn’t Monkey Around with the Nazis

A harrowing escape is the fiction of today’s action movies and thriller novels, but Jews fleeing the Nazis during the Holocaust is a reality of danger that most of us cannot imagine. If it weren’t for the little monkey, “Curious George,” … Continue reading

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Two Nations Under God–Let’s Celebrate!

On July 4th Americans will celebrate the birth of our nation, the United States. As a Christian, the birth of another nation, an ancient nation comes to mind. On May 14, 1948, after a lengthy battle with Arab nations and also … Continue reading

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