Monthly Archives: September 2013

Our Brush with the Mayor’s Police Detail

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel My wife and I like to go to yard sales.  On a Saturday with nice weather in Chicago, there are lots of them.   We find out about them from various sources, primarily Craigslist.   We try to … Continue reading

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Ach du Lieber! It’s Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany is the world’s largest party, and that’s saying a lot.  6 million people will jam giant beer halls from Sept. 21 to Oct. 6, 2013.  Waitresses wearing traditional Bavarian dress bring beer steins to the thirsty … Continue reading

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Holiday Challah Bread Recipe by Janet Treuhaft of Johnny-Sells

The lovely Janet Treuhaft of Johnny-Sells makes wonderful Holiday Challah Bread. This braided bread with an egg crust and sprinkled with poppy seeds is delicious at the Jewish Holidays and all year round. If you would like the recipe, please … Continue reading

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