Jet Stream

The day was one of those clear days with a cloudless blue sky. Even though it was the middle of winter, the lake was not covered with snow and was clear as glass. Our pit bull, Moses, stood by the side of the lake barking at his reflection. Once again Moses raised that philosophical question:…

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The Solstice

At approximately 4 PM in mid-December I was walking on Route 8 parallel to Brant Lake and thinking about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Why Hanukkah? Well, Hanukkah commemorates a time 2000 years ago when the Jews fought for freedom. As part of our modern-day celebration a menorah or candelabra is lit for eight days,…

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