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Touch-up – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Touch-up – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Four days and counting down to Super Bowl XLVII, we’re nearing the climax of the NFL season. This happy occasion (for some?) inspired today’s Wordapod.

Homeward Bound? GOLD NOTES #20

So, there I was, last Saturday, at a small synagogue in Ra’anana, Israel, facing the ark with my back to the congregation. I had just chanted…

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, January 14, 2013

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, January 14, 2013

The NFL has its Final Four, the NHL is back, the BBWAA said no to three of the most prominent alleged steroid users and…Koufax and Greenberg are still making news? Just another week in Bagels and Jocks.

Retrolutions – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Retrolutions – Wednesday’s Wordapod

So, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Are they more like retrolutions…already?

A Treasury of Benny’s Brighteners? – GOLD NOTES #19

We all would like to believe that our children are the cutest, brightest, funniest, most talented people on earth—and why should we disabuse ourselves of these beliefs. Why, indeed?

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, January 7, 2013

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, January 7, 2013

The NFL playoffs had their first, almost-exciting weekend of action, and now there are just eight teams with a chance to win the Lombardi Trophy. But the big story in Bagels and Jocks is…the imminent return of hockey. Remember that sport?

Champainful – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Champainful – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Wednesday’s Wordapod Created by Matthew J. Goldberg, author of Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words When it comes to celebrations, champagne is certainly not a mandatory ingredient, although it never hurts to have it. Does it? So, however you marked your own New Year’s celebration, we hope that it wasn’t too… Champainful [...]

Menorahty – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Menorahty – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Sometimes, there’s strength in numbers, yet there’s also comfort in being part of a menorahty.

Braggadocent – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Braggadocent – Wednesday’s Wordapod

If you’re planning on taking any tours in the near future, here’s one piece of advice: Beware of the braggadocents.

The Occasional and Rare Beauty Of Sports – GOLD NOTES #15

The Occasional and Rare Beauty Of Sports – GOLD NOTES #15

As I have aged with whatever amount of grace, I have tried to make peace with what I am and what I am not. This is admittedly not easy for someone who is blessed with a restless soul and a self-critical nature, but I am getting there…