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It's Not Over Until the Last Over

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 9:54 PM

Over two weeks ago, I was prepared to write a celebratory missive about how the entire nation of New Zealand rose as one to welcome home the victorious sailors of Emirates Team Zealand, bringing home The Auld Mug, the trophy of the America's Cup yachting competition, the oldest continuously held...

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Life Is Prayer During the Days of Awe

(4) Comments | Posted October 6, 2011 | 3:13 PM

For the 10 days beginning with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur, the Lord, God of Israel, weighs the souls of the Jewish people on scales that defy mathematical calculation. Sitting upon His heavenly tabernacle before His giant accounting tablets, he decides who shall live and who shall die,...

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Reflections on a Natural Disaster by a New York Kiwi

(1) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 2:53 PM

I am a New York Kiwi, as rare as the nocturnal flightless long-beaked bird that is the symbol of my husband's homeland. Since we married in 1999, I have lived between Manhattan and New Zealand, two places that are as different as my cultural urbanity is from my husband's adrenaline-rushing...

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The Foreigners are Coming, the Foreigners are Coming!

(3) Comments | Posted June 4, 2008 | 8:08 PM

"These are the times that try men's souls ... Tyranny like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing...

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