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F is For Friendship: What You Want

Ruchama Schnaidman

Sometimes you just know exactly what you want. Every year on each of her grandchildren’s birthdays, my Savta sends a card that says: Happy birthday to you I say, Please be a dear and call me today. To tell me which present you’d like sent your way, And I’ll buy it for you, right away. And every year I think of something I want.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Last Succos (four months ago) my family went to my aunt and uncle for aCholHamoed party and my cousin Devorah was wearing the most gorgeous fur vest I ever saw.  It had thick luscious fur that was cream colored with a gold zipper, two diagonal pockets with gold zippers, and it was reversible, so the fur could be worn on the outside or on the inside. It was gorgeous. It was stunning. It was magnificent. And when Devorah told me that she got it as a birthday present from our Savta, I knew it was perfect. Perfect for me. 

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