Happy New Year?

I've written a little bit about my relationship with Judaism before.  In this Catonsville Patch post from over a year ago, I compare the ways in which I am Jewish to ways in which I am Jew-ish.  In a post on my own blog last March, I wrote about how I had a Passover Seder without realizing it.  I am continually amazed at how every time I learn something new about Jewish law, customs and teachings, I find myself saying, "Hey!  I do that, too!  For that same reason!  Except, I didn't know it was a … [Read more...]

Bizarre Love Triangle – Baseball Edition

Sure, I could be writing about "Eastwooding" and Akin's thoughts on my magical voodoo vagina.  I could be writing about Crazy Uncle Joe Biden's ridiculous metaphor that cast Republicans as 21st-century slave owners.   I could be writing about Lance Armstrong's doping and Prince Harry's antics, or the coup de grace: a member of the United States Congress skinny-dipping in the Sea of Galilee.  (Don't ask me why that last is just coming out now...it happened a year ago.)   Others, though, have tak … [Read more...]