In spite of the mess in Washington, our family in Naples is doing well. I’m off to the veterinarian in a few for Lily’s first physical as a family member. Yes, Lily: a 9 year-old Sheltie mix who came to us out of rescue.
She’s smart, loving, talkative (aren’t all Shelties) and fitting right in. She’s been here a few weeks, and she’s even got Chewy interested in playing with toys. He’s never played with a stuffed animal or ball since we got him, unless it was full of kibble and he rolled it around the floor getting snacks.
Here she is:
Next up, a new audio book. To say that Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez is a patient man would be an understatement. He gently guided me into pronouncing a lot of Hebrew words that I tried to turn into Yiddish, German, or Arabic. But we got it done and WHAT IS KOSHER? is the resulting audio book, on sale now. If you’re curious about Kosher, how it came to impact Jewish culture, or just love my voice enough to listen to me talk about food, this is the book:
Finally, I’ve agreed (in principle) to record four new audio books in the next few months. I will be a busy boy, as one of them is huge!
If you’re of a mind, please pray for my wife, Kip, as she’s undergoing a shoulder replacement surgery this next week. Yes, the other shoulder is now being replaced. It won’t be easy, and your prayers will help.