“Is There a Shipping Charge for Love?”

The phone rang. “Hello,” I said. “Is this Mr. Weingarten?” the person at the other end of the line asked. “It is,” I said. “This is Julie, I’m calling about the ReMag and ReMyte that you reordered,” she said. “Hello, Julie, and happy Thursday,” I said. “Happy Thursday,” she said, with a tone of pleasant…

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Father Abraham’s Silver Store

I walked into the local silver store the other day with a set of candlesticks. They were quite tarnished. Mom had been using them ever since she received them as a wedding gift (in the 1950’s), and they were quite tarnished. Every Friday night, as we sat to the Shabbat table with the candles lit,…

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