Yes, I Shaved

Yes, I did shave on Friday. I did not get a haircut yet, but hopefully some time this week. Here is the new me: Before: I tried to get a haircut on Friday but the lines were out the door…


I Shave Tomorrow

It has been about 3 weeks since I last shaved. And now I look like this: Pretty – don’t you think? Why haven’t I shaved? Well, there is this thing called Sefirat HaOmer in the Jewish world and during that time, or parts of the time (first 33 days) many Jewish people do not shave


Search Is Great

I write about search a lot. But as a consumer of search, I often don’t appreciate it as I should. Last night, I was really happy. The other day I picked up a lulav and esrog for the Sukkots holiday that begins tonight. Last night, I wanted to tie the lulav holder to the lulav.


Built My Sukkah, Ready For Succos

Last year was the first year I built my own Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary home designed specifically to be used during the Jewish holiday of Succos. I’ve explained it in the past, if you don’t know what these things are, check out Wikipedia or Google or Bing or Cuil (oh, Cuil is offline).


Yom Kippur: Wishing Easy Fast & Asking For Forgiveness

Tonight is Yom Kippur, one of the more holy Jewish holidays. For more info on it, read In any event, I wanted to wish all those fasting a easy fast and ask them for forgiveness if I have done anything to upset you in any way. I even posted a special white Yom Kippur


Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Going offline soon till Saturday night. You know the rules… No breaking news, no writing about SEO, no talking about anything I would find interesting during the next three days. I want my RSS reader to show 1 item unread, that would be this item. Got it? Happy & Healthy to all those celebrating!


Happy Yom Ha’atzmaut

Today is Israel’s Independence Day (aka Yom Ha’atzmaut יום העצמאות‎). It happened on May 14, 1948 (5 Iyar, 5708). Although today is 6 Iyar, it is celebrated today because yesterday was Monday and due to new rules, if it falls out on a Monday, the celebration is pushed off a day. In the Jewish world,


Pizza On Night After Passover

Most people really do like Pizza, I do and I am sure you do also. But do you love pizza that much where you would spend close to $1,000 for a pie? Probably not. But as you know, it was just Passover and that means, no bread and clearly no genuine pizza. People crave Pizza