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Up, Up and Away!
I promised you a rundown on my interesting career path, so dive in, folks!Believe it or not, I never wanted to be a writer. In third grade, we took a trip to the Toronto Science Center and in a big, dark room I came across an X-ray machine. The placard said it was...
THINKTWICE: An Apple a Day…Really?
THE CLAIM: an apple a day keeps the doctor awayTHE ANALYSIS: Rosy cheeks, lots of stem-ina, and a tough inner core? Must be all the apples you eat! Turns out the elixir for hearty health is available ‘year round at the grocery store for $2.99 a pound. But before you...
THINKTWICE: Double Bubble!
THE CLAIM: antibacterial soap keeps you healthier than regular soap. THE ANALYSIS: Wanna obliterate 99.9% of those germs that’ll make you sick? Buy a dozen products labeled “anti-bacterial” and you’ll never catch a cold again! Do we tell this claim to bug off, or does...
Ready, Set, GROW!
I’d like to thank my zygocactus for teaching me a really important lesson. Thanks, bud-dy (I know–groooooan! Just couldn’t resist! )See, when I bought this fella, it had these incredible flowers growing literally right out of its leaves! I brought it home and...
Up, Up and Away!

Up, Up and Away!

I promised you a rundown on my interesting career path, so dive in, folks!Believe it or not, I never wanted to be a...

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Up, Up and Away!
I promised you a rundown on my interesting career path, so dive in, folks!Believe it or not, I never wanted to be a writer. In third grade, we took a trip to the Toronto Science Center and in a big, dark room I came across an X-ray machine. The placard said it was...
THINKTWICE: An Apple a Day…Really?
THE CLAIM: an apple a day keeps the doctor awayTHE ANALYSIS: Rosy cheeks, lots of stem-ina, and a tough inner core? Must be all the apples you eat! Turns out the elixir for hearty health is available ‘year round at the grocery store for $2.99 a pound. But before you...
THINKTWICE: Double Bubble!
THE CLAIM: antibacterial soap keeps you healthier than regular soap. THE ANALYSIS: Wanna obliterate 99.9% of those germs that’ll make you sick? Buy a dozen products labeled “anti-bacterial” and you’ll never catch a cold again! Do we tell this claim to bug off, or does...
Ready, Set, GROW!
I’d like to thank my zygocactus for teaching me a really important lesson. Thanks, bud-dy (I know–groooooan! Just couldn’t resist! )See, when I bought this fella, it had these incredible flowers growing literally right out of its leaves! I brought it home and...
To the Grandmother I Never Met
Today I am reposting this piece I wrote 10 years ago, l’ilui nishmas my grandmother, Masha Riva bas Aharon Yosef haKohen. May her neshama have an aliyah. I never met you. Forever a woman in sepia tones, dark eyes gazing soft-sharp from a face that may have smiled if...
Up, Up and Away!

Up, Up and Away!

I promised you a rundown on my interesting career path, so dive in, folks!Believe it or not, I never wanted to be a writer. In third grade, we took a trip to the Toronto Science Center and in a big, dark room I came across an X-ray machine. The placard said it was...

read more
THINKTWICE: An Apple a Day…Really?

THINKTWICE: An Apple a Day…Really?

THE CLAIM: an apple a day keeps the doctor awayTHE ANALYSIS: Rosy cheeks, lots of stem-ina, and a tough inner core? Must be all the apples you eat! Turns out the elixir for hearty health is available ‘year round at the grocery store for $2.99 a pound. But before you...

read more
THINKTWICE: Double Bubble!

THINKTWICE: Double Bubble!

THE CLAIM: antibacterial soap keeps you healthier than regular soap. THE ANALYSIS: Wanna obliterate 99.9% of those germs that’ll make you sick? Buy a dozen products labeled “anti-bacterial” and you’ll never catch a cold again! Do we tell this claim to bug off, or does...

read more

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