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daily kaddish: for Xena

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Tonight’s Kaddish is for my friends Eric and Jody’s beloved cat Xena, a beautiful tortoiseshell who had to be put down after she began losing the battle with lung cancer. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs’ obituary had been written thousands of times before he got around to dying. I think the heap of Apple equipment I listed above will do just fine as mine. Oh, and one more thing— Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for kirstin, in music

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Recently an acquaintance of mine died, ridiculously young.
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daily kaddish: for kirstin, in words

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I asked Mira to record text for a Kaddish for an acquaintance of mine who died ridiculously young, Kirstin Paisley. I’ll write more about her tomorrow. Continue reading

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a kaddish for miss pants

Candy Pants was my dad’s hunting dog, retired to California, endured four dogs’ worth of veterinary crises, and healed me—not exactly in that order. Continue reading

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