As promised, the Holy Rosary Team photo

For those of you who don't know, that's my brother David on the right and his daughter emma in the front row, second from right, number 1.We are back from our trip. Great times. I will post much more and photos over the next few days.Driver's…

Holy rosary VB update

Being on theother side of the world will not stop me from my important duties, including keeping the world updated on the Holy rosary Volleyball team. the picture is classic and going straight up when I get back. Hope that you are having a nice…
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Wow, Yangshou!

Hey all. we are still in Yangshou. i am writing from an internet cafe, surrounded by chinese in their 20s playing online games and smoking away. I am sipping iced green tea. They are all drinking coke in bottles. Also, the letters are worn off…

Some much better pictures of guilin, where we are going tomorrow

site is in chinese, but a picutre is worth 10,000 words. http://www.guilintour.net/pic/
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No sheep penis for break fast ths year, Maplewood

Carrie W. wrote: You, Becky and the children are invited to break fast at my house after temple on Yom Kippur.Please bring frozen sheep penis and goose blood. I made up a recipe that will go nicely w/ bagels, whitefish, etc. (sliced and…
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It's A National Holiday All Week, so the blog will slow down big time...

Eli on his way to Super Movers camp this morning and with Super Girl, his classmate Angela. It is National Day today, celebrating the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the whole country is on vacation all week. For…
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Happy New Year

Yom Tov, G'sai G'sun, Good Yuntiv and all that good stuff to my Hebraic friends. Happy Day Off from school to the rest of you. To answer the question many have asked, yes, we are going to services. There is a Reconstructionist Congregation that…
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Biking through Beijing and Mongolian Hot Pot

I spent the afternoon with Jack, the great tour guide we met last April through our friend Arlene Stein. We did a bike tour through Beijing, for a story I'm working on for the Journal, actually. I did a similar your with him in the spring and…

Yankee fan? Are you kidding me?

Ok. I knew I was wading into some choppy waterby admitting I was rooting for the Yankees. DP fires the first shot. A Yankee's fan. Are you kidding me. The next time tickets become available for a Bucco's playoff game (I know that may be never)…

Could I actually be a.. gulp, Yankees fan?

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself anxiously jumping on ESPN.com in the morning to see if the Yankees were winning. They were still a game or two behind the Sox and I was surprised to realize that I was really pulling for them. I was even…