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“Would you like to live on a farm?” If you’d asked me that 20 years ago, I would have said, “Are you crazy? Who wants to live on a farm? It’s so smelly!” But I did want to teach Torah and grow organic vegetables, so when my husband and I found a beautiful farm near the Baltimore frum community, I knew it was home.
Celebrate Optimism! “Don’t cry over spilt milk” — Originally written in 1659 by historian James Howell as “No weeping for shed milk,” this popular adage reminds us all to view our experiences with a positive perspective and not to stress over the “little things” in life.
Imagine never needing to wait six hours after eating meat to eat milchig, because you never eat any dairy at all. Avoiding dairy foods is part of life for many people — either because of a milk allergy or because of lactose intolerance.