A Visit To Colony Point Part 1: Breakfast With Sandy

I thought in honor of my weekend visit to the land where the former denizens of the great Jewish Northeast now preserve themselves and their culture with sunscreen and air conditioning in south Florida, I would share some ethnographic documentation. The subjects: my parents. Representative of a cultural collective: I would say as well as … Continue reading A Visit To Colony Point Part 1: Breakfast With Sandy

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The American Jewish Pilgrimage: From New York To Florida

In a few hours I hope on an airplane to go visit my parents for the weekend. My parents are of retirement age and native New Yorkers: both born and raised in the Bronx, having lived the bulk of their adult lives in the New York metro area. So, it stands to reason (according to … Continue reading The American Jewish Pilgrimage: From New York To Florida

Some Pre-Thanksgiving Native American Education: The Creek Indians

In the spirit of Thanksgiving's connection to the Native Americans (If you recall from the stories of the pilgrims, they helped us find / grow food so we wouldn't die when our pasty white ancestors were fresh off the boat) and as inspired by my vacation travels, I thought I would drop a little knowledge. … Continue reading Some Pre-Thanksgiving Native American Education: The Creek Indians