Monthly Archives: November 2014

  1. Thank You, Abe

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    November 26, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I can’t think of a better time to reflect on my immigrant great-grandparents, the sacrifices they made, and the resulting …
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  2. Reign of Fear

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    November 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Rainbows over arid land gave credence to His promise never again to flood the peaks. Mankind proliferated. But, infected floodwater …
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  3. Handmade Friendship

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    November 14, 2014 by Melanie L.

    As a child, my parents loved the handmade gifts I made for them.  Or, at least they let me believe that …
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  4. 1939: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Arrogance

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    November 12, 2014 by Melanie L.

    My father-in-law sent for us. “Education” and “opportunity,” he baited. My wife, mother of three, added “prosperity” and “please.” But, …
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  5. True Love Tarried

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    November 4, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I never owned a crystal ball.  Even if I did, I can assure you that I would have seen nothing in …
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Melanie L.

Melanie L.

I'm a happily re-married, full-time lawyer, and full-time mom raising two adorable vilde chayas (Yiddish: wild things) named Monkey and Peanut (not their real names!). I am often seen in public counting to three. In addition to parenting and writing, I also love photography, cosmology, evolutionary anthropology, and all things Israel.

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