Archive for the ‘Something Different’ Category

My daughter’s High School put on their annual production a few weeks ago. It happened to have been held at the High School from which I graduated. My wife snapped this shot of a nice bulletin board depicting Queens as a Living “Musuem”. I guess spelling isn’t as important as attractive bulletin boards.



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My kids’ texting habit costs me big bucks, this kid’s habit is raking in big bucks.

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I love this.

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On the BBC’s List of 100 Things We Didn’t Know Last Year, is There is Mobile Phone Reception from the top of Mount Everest. And I thought my Cell Phone Reception on Massada was unique!

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This is too cool!

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My daughter Shira came up with this Parsha cake for Lech Lecha, alluding to Hashem’s promise that Avram’s descendants would be as numerous as the sand and the stars. Nice job Shira!!


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Eitz Hadar

My friend Yitz Finch is very talented. Yitz is the owner of Eitz Hadar, Woodworks, where he creates one-of-a-kind, handmade Jewish themed furniture and furnishings. Yitz is a man of great skill and patience and just such a nice guy. Take a look at this gorgeous shtender.


And this portion of a gold painted carving:


If you are looking for a unique gift of timeless beauty and expert craftsmanship, drop Yitz an e-mail at info@eitzhadar.com and if you live in or are visiting New York, arrange to meet him in his studio where you can see him in action.

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