Archive for September 10th, 2017

Possible end to Chadds Ford Days

A youngster gets to sit atop Nelson, a horse named after the one Gen. George Washington rode into battle.

Clear skies, sunshine and pleasant temperatures kissed what might have been the swan song for the annual Chadds Ford Days at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. CFHS Executive Director Mike Connolly confirmed a rumor Saturday morning that this year's event could be the last one, at least as people have known it for more than 50 years. "We're taking a hiatus next ...

 
 

Rabbinic Reflections: Unprepared

I lost the book in a house fire. I remember being moved deeply when I read it the first time. I remember years later being inspired by it ahead of the Jewish High Holy Days. Smoke from the fire damaged my copy with its underlines, commentary, and sticky notes. I wish I still had it. The book was “This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared” by Alan Lew. Life these ...