Remembering the Holocaust

This Wednesday, January 27th, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s a day to focus on the 6 million Jews and countless others who lost their lives due to the Holocaust. This is a topic I’ve been drawn to—and thus have read countless books on. I think it’s because I have difficulty wrapping my head around…

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Herding Cats?

Tomorrow, December 15, is one of those totally random “holidays,” that pop up celebrating odd things. What is it we’re observing? Why, it’s Cat Herders’ Day—and it spotlights exactly what you think it does: trying to control something that is clearly uncontrollable. Finally, a holiday that is obviously for teachers! Do you feel like you’re…

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Cookies?

Shouldn’t I be making cookies right now? It’s the beginning of December and this month is usually filled with cookies and candy, but these are strange times and I don’t have the usual parties that require cookies. Are you doing your normal cooking and baking for the December holidays? While I decide whether baking is…

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