Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ki Tissa (Ex. 30:11 – 34:35)

Outside, it’s chilly and windy.  But patches of blue sky are getting bigger, and I just had a nice, warm blueberry scone.  So I guess I can get through the final few days of February with reasonable equanimity. The last … Continue reading

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Tetsaveh (Exodus 27:20 – 30:10)

Well, it’s still February, but we’ve passed the half-way point.  The wild temperature swings – high about 15 one day, about 55 a few days later, then back to about 35 – have eased for now.  I watched my oh-no-it’s-still-February … Continue reading

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Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

Yes, dear reader, it is even possible for retirees to get over-extended, at least occasionally.  So here are some comments from 2 years ago for this week’s Torah portion, Terumah, about the design of the Tabernacle (Mishkan) which I hope … Continue reading

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Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1-24:8)

I just had lunch with a scientist who wants to be a patent agent (or thinks he wants to be), and I was reminded how boring it can be to read a patent straight through from start to finish.  Reading … Continue reading

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