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2 items from NYTimes Sunday Styles section

May 28, 2008

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Superhighway to Bliss A neuroscientist suffers a stroke and discovers that to reach Nirvana one must tame the left side of one’s brain. Instant Message, Instant Girlfriend The author’s confession of how as a high school senior and nerd he became became a cyber Casanova. Advertisements

On DNA Testing, A Murky Vision

May 28, 2008

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A genetic eye ailment prompts thorny ethical questions The author, a member of our shul, considers whether to have her own and her children’s DNA tested for genetic markers associated with the condition that is robbing her of her sight.

Four of Shoshana’s paintings sold at BWAC show

May 26, 2008

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Four of Shoshana’s paintings were sold on Saturday at the BWAC show in Red Hook, Brooklyn. On Sunday we brought four replacement paintings to the exhibit, and they are hanging on Shoshana’s panel. The show continues on weekends through June 15.

scary hike with amazing views (thanks to )

May 24, 2008

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Lois Hershkowitz z”l (may our memory of her be a blessing)

May 23, 2008

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Yesterday morning I went to my friend Lois’ funeral, had lunch with my friend Estha after the funeral, worked out at the gym in the afternoon, and saw the “Suitcase Paintings” exhibit at the Baruch College Gallery with Shoshana in the evening after which we had Indian food at Pongal. Lois Hershkowitz was a gifted […]

true NYer test

May 21, 2008

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Your Score: Goodfella Congratulations! You scored 86! You? A New Yorker? Fuggedaboudit! You got that covered. Your favorite restaurant in Little Italy has your picture on the wall. You know how to say “screw you, pal” in five different languages. Your explanations involve how you “know a guy for stuff like that.” Now, go pawk […]

feminist test

May 21, 2008

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A nearly perfect score; I wonder which question I missed. Your Score: The True Feminist You are 97% on your way to being a Feminist! You are a fellow Patriarchy Blaming Feminist, my bosom-buddy in the Sanctimonious Women’s Studies set. You know sexism where you see it, and you’re not afraid to call it out! […]