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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

I finished my PhD in 2020 and graduated into the abyss of the great nothingness. With the global pandemic still raising the mortality rate and academia trying to decide whether to evolve or come to a full stop, I turned my attention to research and writing.

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  • The Passover Seder 2021
    On Friday evening, our family celebrated our first Passover Seder in our home. We blocked a few hours on the calendar to dedicate to preparing food, setting the table, and enjoying some pre-dinner Passover drinks (which is apparently, a thing). My daughter helped me make coconut macaroons dipped in chocolate, which was so incredibly easy! In the morning, we discarded all remaining leavened bread from the kitchen. It wasn’t much and we were able to compost it, so we prayed for blessing and also forgiveness, not wanting to be unnecessarily wasteful. We did our best to keep kosher wherever possible. …