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Hindsight is, after all, 2020: My end of (the longest) year review

“It’s the year of cliche conference names! The year of too-easy cable news slogans! The year that will produce endless ‘hindsight is…’ memes!” That’s what I was saying this time last year. So here we are, and it really wasn’t. Something as frivolous as a year’s round, meaningful number just… barely came up in 2020. […]

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13 life lessons my kids taught me in 2013

Though I’m not really one for the Gregorian calendar’s drunken marking of a new set of 365 days, I am one for lists. (They are a relatively inexpensive way to help keep me sane.) As far as this list goes: Whether they mean to or not, my kids have plenty of life lessons to offer […]

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Looking for a New Year’s resolution?

Are you already so totally awesome, you haven’t been able to come up with a way to be an even better person this year? If you’re seeking out a new year’s resolution during these עשרת ימי תשובה and are at a complete loss, Ariella Barker  is here to offer a new idea. Served up in […]

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A futuristic lizrael update.

Lots of people are talking about ringing in a new year – at work, in the news, on the party scene. I’m not much of a New Years gal, but it seems 2008 holds a bunch of new experiences for me, before it’s even begun. The year starts for me with recognizing the fact that […]