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Erica Perl

I have yet to see Erica Perl in a pair of Clark-Kent glasses, but if she did wear them — and then took them off — there’s a distinct possibility that she’d  sprout a leotard and cape. Because Erica is … Continue reading

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Fame and everything that goes with it

I upped my threshold for speaking in front of crowds today at the JCC of Northern Virginia, where they were celebrating Jewish Book Month. I had a great time at the preschool’s Share-a-Shabbat program.  We played a game and I … Continue reading

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Death and Disney

SPOILER ALERT We came out of the movie darkness and into the light. My kids were both bawling and the tears didn’t stop, not even after we wandered into the mall for an Aunt Annie’s pretzel and a couple of … Continue reading

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