Those of you that have been following my blog for a while know that I post every day in both May and October. Those challenges I titled M.A.P.L.E. and O.C.T.O.B.E.R. Of course, both of those are redundant since I am already posting daily anyway this year.
I have already published two sports-based posts regarding my status as a Superfan. The first looked at my Superfan experiences from high school. The second post continued the story into my undergraduate and graduate careers, with a focus still on sports.
I have found, particularly in the last few years, that I have shown fierce loyalty to various other pursuits that involve music, even though I am not a musician by trade. This started in high school, and furthermore justifies a few of the other posts that I have written in the past year (and other times too).
I have mentioned many times on this blog, as well as in real life, that I am straight down the middle on many ideals.
Judaism? Very moderate and practical.
Politics? Almost totally disinterested.
Eating? Eat-when-hungry, don’t-when-not.
Edna Ferber said, “Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little“, and I wanted to further reflect on that.
This program has been pre-recorded and scheduled to post on the second day of ראש השנה.
It has become a tradition of mine to make lox (cured salmon) for some of the major Jewish holidays, such as ראש השנה (Rosh Hashanah), פסח (Passover), and שבועות (Shavuot). And it seems that fish is associated with holiday meals, as well as שבת dinners in more traditional settings.
Before talking about fish, I wanted to show the lox in progress!