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The Bread Basket – Oak Park, MI

October 31, 2012
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Bread Basket Deli 26052 Greenfield Rd. Oak Park, MI 48237 248-968-0022 Here is the Map! Yelp When I think of food that is difficult to get outside of Detroit and is done especially well here I think of coney dogs, Greek salads, gyros, middle eastern food, and Jewish deli sandwiches. Of all the awesome Jewish […]

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The Great Benson

October 29, 2012
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   There is something you should know about me.  I am deathly afraid of…well…death. Not the act of dying, but the finality of it.  It’s not something that I obsess about but it’s always there in the back of my mind. It’s like I’m always hearing the ticking of the clock of life, winding down […]

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Spotlight Product Review – UPPABaby Vista Stroller

October 24, 2012
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Are you in the market for a baby stroller? I have to admit. I never used to notice them; I thought they were all the same. Now, I see everyone one of them that crosses my path and I think that hands down, The UPPAbaby Vista stroller is the best I have come across. Am […]

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Jurassic Park

October 22, 2012
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Before we had Benson, Ellen and I used to go for walks together all of the time. Even when he was young, we had our walking “circuits.”  That all changed once Benson became mobile. He has a strong will and doesn’t like being confined in the stroller; always hanging halfway out if you turn your back on him or […]

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Great Expectations

October 19, 2012
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I am beginning to realize that one of the hardest things for a parent is to have a sick child. Watching Benson in a weakened state, struggling with even a mild cold, me powerless to do anything about it is a scary proposition. It brings to the surface deep feelings of panic if anything serious […]

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Dom Bakeries – Ypsilanti, Michigan

October 17, 2012
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 Dom Bakeries 1305 Washtenaw Rd. Ypsilanti, MI 48197 734-485-3175 Here is the map! Yelp Page Dom Bakeries is a 24 hour pastry heaven serving the greater Ann  Arbor area. As you are making your way to this donut “joint”, please ignore the combination car/art sculpture/flower pot in front of the hourly motel that you may […]

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Something Lick-ed This Way Comes

October 15, 2012
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    I’ve got the nighttime routine of putting Benson to sleep down to a science…that is, until he decides to change it again next week. For now, 7:30 rolls around and almost without fail, he will rub his eyes and say “Take a nap!” We head upstairs to his room and then we  lay down […]

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The Chase

October 12, 2012
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After Amelie was born, Ellen and I needed to come up with a family plan for getting better sleep. We read books and blogs, spoke with doctors and asked friends with children what they did. We even got tons of unsolicited advice from people who had no experience what so ever with children… it usually […]

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Spotlight Book Review – The Element

October 11, 2012
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 “You know what the scariest thing is?  To not know your place in this world… to not know why you’re here.  That’s… that’s just an awful feeling” “It’s hard for many people to believe that there are extraordinary things inside themselves, as well as others. I hope you can keep an open mind.” Elijah Price […]

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Hermann’s Royal Oak, Michigan

October 9, 2012
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Hermann’s Bakery 317 South Main Street Royal Oak, Mi 48067 248-541-3218 Here is the map! Yelp Page This is a small old-style Jewish Bakery in downtown Royal Oak. Crusty, grumpy women highlight the experience here; the general feeling I get every time I go here is that they barely have the gumption to wait on me. […]

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