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I had to Weave the Wedding September 9, 2013

Filed under: Hi-Ho the Glamorous Life — meganorussell @ 8:05 am
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For those of you who aren’t familiar with the show Fiddler on the Roof, shame on you. Go get the movie tonight. The show is about the changing life of Jews in Russia centering on the trials of one family. At the wedding of one of the daughters, the Russian police come in and bust everything up just to prove they can. Not very nice, I know. It’s all very dramatic. (more…)

 

Yiddish Yearnings May 18, 2013

Filed under: Hi-Ho the Glamorous Life — meganorussell @ 10:00 am
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Right after my husband and I graduated from college, we had the best job. We did living history tours at the Astor’s Beechwood Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. It was amazing! We lived on the top floor of the mansion, worked eight hours a day, five days a week, got to do a murder mystery and a speakeasy with a live jazz band once a week, and the ocean was our back yard. Best gig ever. (more…)