Seventh Heaven?

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Today is the 7th day of Pesach.   For the past year, the Eqyptians have been beset by the  Ten Plagues. Dam, Tzfardaya, Kinim..  In English: Blood. Frogs. Lice. Wild Beasts. Pestilence. Boils. Hail. Locusts. Darkness. Slaying of the First-born.   We’ve put blood on our doorposts to protect us from that last plague.  And, now we are free, on the edge of Yam Suf, the Sea of Reeds.

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House trap?

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I had a slew of clients sell their homes this past year. Probably because the market rebounded and they thought they would finally come out ahead.

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From here to there

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I’ve written about the need for logistics (here’s but one example) in all sorts of firms before. And, perusing the pages of a new book by Edward Humes (Door to Door), I was reminded how, given the internet, procurement of raw materials and  sales of products and services really crosses many boundaries.

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Let the sun shine in?

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I’ve always been tempted to use solar energy for my home. But, in the places I’ve lived, it never seemed practical.

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When ‘in-common’ is in strife

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When my mom died, I wanted to keep her house; my brother wanted to sell it. Not very much different from the scenarios I see when I serve as trustee for various estates.

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Tonight, tonight…

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Wow. A Friday night Pesach (Passover). Back when I was a little boy, I remember the first time that occurred in my lifetime (short as it was). It was something special. Because of the extra prayers tonight- and tomorrow night, when Shabat ends.

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Earth Day

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Tomorrow is Earth Day. Yup, there have been 46 celebrations of this event.

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