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Ecco Easter, Testaccio

Testaccio, a working Roman neighborhood where Easter is every day, slightly elevated, as man is everyman. The great dramas are woven into the quotidian – births and creations and unraveling our endless failings (thus our fragile nervous systems) tongue lashings … Continue reading

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The Perfect Egg

What makes the egg so perfect? What makes it possible to even use that word, in such imperfect times? Could it be Spring itself that elevates anything which encompasses shape, symbol and sustenance in a single entity? Bring it on, … Continue reading

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Swing it, Miriam

I am imagining a little skit of two Jewish women kvetching at Passover.  They talk about how nothing changes: the degradation in Egypt, known as Mizraim, is not the distant past, but same old, same old: “Mizraim, Mizraim? We’re always … Continue reading

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