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My brother is in Florida, saying goodbye to our mother’s condo. It is 84 degrees, not a cloud in the sky, he says. Here, a lovely fresh snowstorm that turned into freezing rain, thus large quantities of snow turning into large quantities of slush. Oh hooray. We love winter.


I am appalled at Benjamin Netanyahu. As I’ve written before, there was a time when its Jewish citizens were the vibrant and insistent social conscience of America – in fact, of every country where they lived. No more – the opposite. Many are now Republicans. Nothing worse. Very sad.

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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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