With age comes less peer pressure; or at least it should. It doesn’t matter if everyone in your neighborhood has a pool, your desire to acquire one evaporates when you look at your self in the mirror wearing a bathing suit. 641 more words
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My 7-year-old son really wanted that clay car. His eyes sparkled with joy as he couldn’t stop talking about the colours he would paint it with. 436 more words
Each time I walk into the Glick’s shop on Carlisle St, I wonder if Mr Mendel Glick is around. He is.
Dressed in a white shirt and a white yarmulke, he is always busy – shaping another challah loaf or removing bones from herring – like a jeweller faceting a diamond. 1,050 more words
Cookie and nut crumbles, cocoa and sugar are dancing away with my mixer.
Kids can’t wait for their turn to lick the bowl while I am trying not to forget an important ingredient from my sister-in-law’s chocolate salami recipe — the one she used back in Pittsburgh. 423 more words