Category Archives: Family

25 for 25.

January 5 marks my 25th year living in America! When I came here I was just a scared 23 year old girl; that means that I have lived here longer than I lived in the USSR. On this major anniversary … Continue reading

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Hot Pastrami.

One of the “bad” parts of immigration is losing your heritage. We try so hard all these years to assimilate, to lose an accent, to find a good job, to fit in and then one day  we realize we achieved … Continue reading

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I’ve been busy for a while.

I have been away for a while, actually for a very long while. I have been away for so long that I am not even sure that there any readers left to read my blahg (yes I am using this … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday

Max can fly.

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Is it really necessary to have an engineering degree to assemble an IKEA product?

Our trip to IKEA last weekend deserves a separate post, but ….next time. The only thing we needed to do there is to return an item – our plan was to return that item and leave, but IKEA is about … Continue reading

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Bring your kids to work day!

Hubby: Do you think I should take Max to work with me next Thursday? Me: Sure, he would love it and plus if you ask him he would rather go with you than go to school, but let’s ask him. … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah – part three – Max.

Max’s Torah portion was Vayikra – about sacrifices Jewish people had to make. We were able to connect all the dots in his speech. Here is part of his speech:  I would like to share a personal story of transition … Continue reading

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