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CCXLVI. Oh, and XXVI, 2!

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Ah, facts.  Long before our current president, we weren’t always meticulous about dates and facts.   After all, we did decide to use 4 July 1776  as the date we proclaimed our independence from Britain.  Even if the Declaration of Independence was issued two or three days earlier.  And, that means we celebrate our Freedom 241 years later today.  (Thankfully, it is not among those days that Congress, in its infinite wisdom [read as stupidity], elected to move to Mondays, affording a longer weekend. )  We celebrate the day with fireworks, with going to the beach, with barbeques, and with get-togethers.

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Rosh Chodesh Nissan. Shabat Rosh Chodesh.

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My calendar is governed by new moons.  The new moon sets the new month, which is called Rosh Chodesh (the beginning of the month) in Hebrew.   Last Friday night was the new moon.  But, because I had a guest blogger last week and a few timely additions, this post got moved in the queue.

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