Things Heather and I didn’t know about each other before we got married: We both consider Gin & Tonic our favorite cocktail Crunch/Krackle bars are our favorite candy bars Heather actually can cook I actually can fold laundry How not-completely-terrible we are at being parents 🙂 Heather, I love you so much. Here’s to a… Continue reading Happy 4th Anniversary to my Wonderful Wife!
This is a special challah made for a wedding of some friends of ours. They’re both chiropractors, hence the spine. Originally, I was going to do a head-on view of the spine, but Heather pointed out that if I added the pelvis, it would just end up looking phallic instead of spine-y. While this spine… Continue reading A special challah
Just a quick update: Here’s a challah I made for Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) a few weeks ago.
Creative challah baking is always fun 🙂 Here’s my challah for my congregation’s Purim celebration tomorrow night. For those not of the tribe, the Jewish Holiday we’re celebrating this week is called “Purim” which commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people of Persia by a crypto-jewish queen. One of the most identifiable symbols of Purim… Continue reading A Mohn “Challah-taschen”!
For lack of a better word, the “festivities” surrounding Joe Paterno’s passing bring to mind the opening scene described in “Evita”. A shrine established outside what could have been called his home. Signs and memorials throughout the town. Long, solemn lines of mourners waiting hours just to pass by a closed casket. Mourner-lined streets to… Continue reading Santo Paterno
This challah was made for Shabbat Tzedek, the Shabbat where we focus on social justice in America and abroad. I hope this is enjoyed by the community!
I recently had to switch domain names for a site I run at work. Along with the domain switch, I migrated three Drupal instances to a single Drupal multi-site instance. The basic domain switchover and Drupal site migration went just fine. The difficulty came a few days later when I realized that our payment system… Continue reading Notes: .htaccess
Inspired by a few blogs I read, I decided to make a special challah for Chanukkah! That was a lot of braiding, but I think it was worth it. Kvells all around!
Sometimes I doodle.
I’m officially registered and am going to the 2011 URJ Biennial. What does that mean? It means I’ll be attending the largest gathering of Reform (progressive, whatever) Jews in the country. I’m going to network as well as to hopefully gain some knowledge that can help me become a more effective (even affective, nyo) member… Continue reading URJ Biennial