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Which Super Power Would You Choose?

I love to entertain provocative, if ultimately pointless, questions (perhaps I should have been a philosophy major). Case in point: If you could choose any one – but only one – super power, what would it be? It’s a great … Continue reading

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Winning the Lottery

I would guess that it is a vast minority of people who haven’t fantasized about winning the lottery. (And I’d further speculate that this would consist mainly of those who, somehow or other, had never heard of it to begin … Continue reading

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Three Life-Changing Words

In the film Parenthood, there is a scene where an exasperated Steve Martin, overwhelmed by the pressures and demands of his life both at work and at home, blurts out the line: “my whole life is have to.” It’s very … Continue reading

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On Thanksgiving

When I was a kid growing up in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in northeast Philly, my parents forced me to go to Hebrew school on Sunday mornings for several years (I don’t even recall how many years it was – … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Gifts From Others

On my trip to Peru earlier this year, nearly everyone in our group got sick at one point or another, from one thing or another.  Each day more newly ill were confirmed.  For some it was altitude sickness (those of … Continue reading

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