Archive for March 17th, 2006

Seven Eights

Friday, March 17th, 2006

We got a new piece in Koleinu tonight (well, when I started writing this, March 9), Vay’chulu by Karen Tarlow. That would be Genesis 2:1-3, “And the heavens and the earth were finished…”. The one word “vay’chulu” (ch as in German “ach”) is enough to identify the passage to moderately observant Jews; it’s the first […]

Finished Object – Hat

Friday, March 17th, 2006

I finished the hat I’ve been knitting. It’s really warm, though I won’t know that for absolutely certain until I try wearing it outdoors on a cold, windy day. The half-ribby hat I made last year is good most of the time, but two weeks ago it didn’t quite cut it in the wind. This […]

Light one tooth

Friday, March 17th, 2006

I had a tooth extracted today, and I’m not my most cheerful. My periodontist has been after me for over two years to have this one out. He said (over and over) that there’s a lot of bone loss and that keeping it was endangering the next tooth over, sort of a domino theory of […]