Monthly Archives: August 2008

Itza Mitzva Collaborator Check-In

In my next life, I’ll get paid to have great ideas that other people can execute. It’s the imagining of something new and amazing that I love, not always the creating… which might be why my novel is getting dusty … Continue reading

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The Josh Nelson Project and Lift

I am much delayed in telling you about fellow ROInik’s new album. I got to spend lots of quality time with Josh Nelson when I was in Jerusalem this summer. He’s an amazing musician and wonderful human being AND he’s … Continue reading

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Just keep walking.

Saturday I did my 10 mile walk and this morning I did an 8 mile walk (but really only went 7.3 miles, so I made it up later with a bike ride to Lakeview, up to Rogers Park and home). … Continue reading

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Surviving by Akira and Ellie Ohiso

Old timers in the J-blogosphere, like me, might remember Akira Ohiso who wrote the blog Sushi Kiddush and later Minor Fast Days. He is a Japanese-American convert to Judaism who worked with Holocaust survivors (and eventually got dooced for writing … Continue reading

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Looking for 110 more people.

Still chugging away with my fundraising for the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk. I set my goal at $3600 which is 200 people donating $18 each. Right now I need 110 more people to reach my goal. Can you donate $18 … Continue reading

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Why hello there, new reader.

I’ve noticed a lot of new readers lately. Folks are Googling “leah in chicago” and finding me. I’m the one you’re looking for, but I wonder what set you to looking for me. Care to let me know? Just one … Continue reading

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Great Quotes

My new normal would be to tweet’em and forget’em, but these two short posts with quotes are two I don’t want to forget. From Euan Semple a quote from Machiavelli, “It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult … Continue reading

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