Monthly Archives: January 2005

Stephen King: On Writing

I’m reading Stephen King’s On Writing. I had no idea that he was a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, none. Here is the best quote and something Al and I were just talking about. “It starts with this: put your … Continue reading

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Did I mention…

When Ronnie and I were at our quarterly Chicken Pot Pie night, he clued me in to an interesting website. The Racial Slur Database. I’m not suggesting you should go learn more Racial Slurs, but it is morbidly fascinating.

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Finding the beat.

Marching Band. Hot, sweaty, long hours, bad music, sequins, good music, hard work, and sometimes fun. Okay, a lot of the time fun. The long seasons of high school marching band is where I’ve finally found my explaination for converting. … Continue reading

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Sex in The City Moment–Does Age Matter?

I feel like Carrie Bradshaw this morning–writing a new column about dating in the city. My city, of course, is Chicago and I don’t meet my men at performance art shows, but online. I mentioned that I posted Craigslist Ad … Continue reading

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Interesting Stat Stuff

I had to get rid of my web counter that gave me a really good stat breakdown on my blog. Unfortunately it was putting pop-ups and shit on people’s computers and that isn’t cool at all. Here are some things … Continue reading

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Store bought Challah

Since I went to the Heeb lecture on Thursday, I wasn’t able to make my challah dough. Last night I had to go to HarvestTime and buy challah from the bakery. I am happy to say it isn’t as good … Continue reading

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You are so lucky, you get to choose.

After a month of talking nothing other than jew, jewish, judaism, conversion, shabbat, and hebrew–I’m getting much more concise in my answer, “Why are you converting?” Actually the question is usually, “But you don’t have a boyfriend/fiance/husband, why are you … Continue reading

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