I read this passage today:

“Determined wrongdoers, already ignoring existing statutes and safety measures, are unlikely to be convinced to adopt safe practices by a new overlay of regulations.”

My first reaction was that this is a passage about gun control, and an argument against further restrictions, made by a conservative Supreme Court justice.

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Surprise Party!

Last week, on May 22, my cousins Jackie and Jim hosted a surprise party for their parents out in Greenbelt. My Uncle Joe will be turning 90 soon, and his wife, Rhoda, has the same birthday.

In his speech, my uncle called me the Bobby Orr of the family. And yes, he said this despite having actually watched me play.

Here’s a video I put together using some of the footage people compiles, and also photos I took.

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Class Photos Through the Years


Shaare Tefila nursery school, 1981. I’m in the red shirt in the back row. I’m standing next to a girl (pink dress) who was born on the same day, in the same hospital as I was. We also went to middle school and high school together. Sheri Goff is in the pink shirt standing two over from my right. I went to Hebrew school and college with her, where we had a Hebrew class together. Here’s an article about what happened to her and her family.
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