Monday, December 22, 2014 Kislev 30, 5775

Right now a lot of changes are happening with myself and my close friends — getting married, buying homes, having babies. Since we're all on about same timeline, I guess it's inevitable that some people feel the need to act competitive around these changes. Personally, I find this exhausting. What a waste of time and energy. Do I approach the offending friends? How do I make sure that we don't poison our friendships with this petty nonsense?

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Dear Miriam,

I'm looking for a place for my son's upcoming Bar Mitzvah, but venues for a party sure are expensive!  Do you have any ideas how to find a reasonably priced but still great location?  

Signed,
Price Bar-rier

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As I've been known to do on other holidays, I'm taking a break from your questions to provide general advice about things that might be on your mind as you sit around the Thanksgiving table. I like alliteration, and I like categories, so we're going to focus on family, food and not freaking out.

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