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One of our families favorite things to do is check out old cemetaries – my kids love to read gravestones and talk about the stories that came behind them. I love cemetaries – I find them comforting in an odd way, although I’m not fully sure I can explain why, and I’m glad that my…

Season of Fermentation

“Sauerkraut!” She said it with an absolute certainty, as though it was an order – get yourself some sauerkraut! It was said kindly, but as though I should have figured this out already for myself. And she was right. The woman sitting next to me on the bench outside my synagogue was a Russian woman…

Demography is Always Political

I was struck today by the news that the Italian region of Lombardy is going to start paying women not to have abortions. As a demographic move, it is a comparatively small and insignificant one, in a nation already well below replacement rate. If this resulted in the cancellation of every abortion in the region,…

Well, I’m headed off for my weekend away – I’ll be at NOFA NH on Saturday giving the keynote and at the NESEA Building Energy Public Forum Panel on Tuesday night. Posting will be intermittent while I’m gone, but I figure I’d leave you all with a laugh at my expense. Eric had a horrible…