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Marriage & Life Partners · News

Cantor Debbi: Have Torah, Will Travel

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

Where a more traditional cantor might turn down the opportunity to officiate at an interfaith or LGBT wedding, Debbi Ballard’s approach is to focus on the possible. “I‘d rather say ‘yes’ than ‘no’,” she explains. “’No’ ends the conversation. ‘Yes’ begins a dialogue. With ‘yes,’ you leave the door open.”

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Lifestyle

Today Is World Vegan Day. So Why Aren’t I a Vegan?

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

You wake up in the morning and vow: Today is the day! I’m really going to do this thing. You stay Plant Strong, Just Saying No to the many non-vegan choices that are offered to you. Then, one too-tempting nibble of this or tiny taste of that and—bam!—you’re merely a vegetarian. Or, worse, a carnivore.

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Lifestyle

Fun with Boomer Barbie

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

Every Boomer Barbie is slightly shorter and plumper than Original Barbie, and comes with at least one ailment (bad knees, a bad back, cataracts, etc.) to kvetch about with the other Boomer Barbies. (The deluxe model has genuine hot flashes!)

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Marriage & Life Partners · News

Cantor Debbi: Have Torah, Will Travel

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

Where a more traditional cantor might turn down the opportunity to officiate at an interfaith or LGBT wedding, Debbi Ballard’s approach is to focus on the possible. “I‘d rather say ‘yes’ than ‘no’,” she explains. “’No’ ends the conversation. ‘Yes’ begins a dialogue. With ‘yes,’ you leave the door open.”

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Lifestyle

The Bad-Haircut Blues

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

When the haircutter had finished and I put my glasses back on, I didn’t gasp, scream, or curse her out. I’m far too polite. I was in shock. And the damage was done. Speechless, I paid and fled.

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Books · Lifestyle

War and Peas

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

All I want is a book that will keep me up till 2 in the morning turning pages. Those who suffer to the end of a novel are like people who stay in bad marriages. If the thrill is gone, I want out!

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