[M.A.P.L.E. V-1] Whom You Are With

On the first day of the fifth month, Noah shall once again begin a post-a-day blogging challenge. It is REALLY hard to believe that this marks the fifth year of M.A.P.L.E., and also that the fifth anniversary of this blog is coming up at the end of September!

For today’s post, I was looking at the Facebook-generated memories from May 1, and one of my posts stuck out to me today based on recent weekends.

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25:30. Sounds like it could be a lot of different things. One thing that I will jokingly refer to is a scoreline, like Northwestern vs. Central Michigan football from a few years ago.

Or, it could denote a chapter and verse in Scripture. Yes, and in some sense that has an indirect link to what I am talking about.

Actually, both the theme of football and religion can enter this post!

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High five!

When I checked Facebook this morning, it claimed that today was “High Five Day.” Wow, they are really scraping the bottom of the barrel to name “holidays.” I didn’t post anything about it, though I did post a certain song from היי פייב that I have mentioned previously on my blog.

However, at the end of the day, the craziness came full circle! I was making a right-turn signal on the Stout campus, and a pedestrian incited me into a high-five attempt. It didn’t work very well–more of a finger-tip than a high-five. The good news: it didn’t knock me off my bike!

I have had a few people try to give me a high-five when I have signaled right turns. Go figure! I’m fine with it, since I’m more coordinated than I used to be:)


פסח: מחר (Passover: Tomorrow!)

Big Proctor Set: 12 days.

Rochester: 34 days.

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Lunch time! (#WW/#WBW)


My lunch today reminds me a lot of what I sometimes had to eat for “cold lunches” when I was in elementary school in Fort Dodge. This was enough to get a blog post “Way Back Wednesday” and (Quasi)Wordless Wednesday in a quick stint over lunch!


פסח: ט’ ימים (Passover: 9 days).

Big Proctor Set: 19 days.

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