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I Hate My Son June 18, 2017

It’s probably wrong on a fundamental level for me to be so insanely jealous of my own child that I kind of hate him a little bit.  Jacob, whose friends are clearly of a higher quality than my own, is currently touring Italy and France with a friend of his and her family.  I’m not…

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Becoming a Man — Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah October 31, 2014

Author’s Note:  On Saturday, October 25, 2014, my son became a Bar Mitzvah.  It is traditional for the Bar Mitzvah boy’s parents to say nice things about him to the whole congregation.  Following is my speech from her son’s Bar Mitzvah. Normally, it is bad form to brag about your kids to a captive audience.  But…

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