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…And a Very Happy Whatchamacallit…

And to all dear readers, whatever your creed or background, a very happy and sweet Shemini Atzeret — or as a former editor of mine once referred to the festival, when I told him I had swapped shifts and would be out for yet another two days: You’re Making This One Up, Right?

hag sameach, ’id mubarak, have a good one, back Sunday night …




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