Counterproductive, really. A play table issomething that should beused and abused without fear of rebuke. Paint, crayons, markers, Play Doh, glitter glue. A candy or Candyland theme is also always a big hit. Centerpieces and decorations can be made to look like candy and the guests enjoy eating all the candy that they receive throughout the night. A Clue or Nancy Drew theme can also be chosen for your Mitzvah’s theme.
John Belushi (Jan. 24) Son of Albanian immigrants, captain of his high school football team and homecoming king, Belushi married his high school sweetheart and rose to star status as a loud, fat, raucous comedian in the Second City stage troupe, on television in Saturday Night Live (1975 79), and in movies such as Animal House and Blues Brothers. His comedic idol was Lucille Ball.
Using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey collected between 2008 and 2012, this study explores the relationships between individual level social capital and illicit drug use and dependence. The results showed that when controlling for relevant socio demographic and socioeconomic factors, the influences of network size and marital status on prevalence of illicit drug use were significant and varied by type of drug, while social support showed a consistent protective effect. When measuring drug dependence, all three dimensions of social capital measured in this study showed protective effects.
Already, Fairlife has been subject to some teasing. After the drink was referenced in Coke’s analyst presentation, comedian Stephen Colbert referred to it as “extra expensive science milk” and made fun of the elaborate way it’s made. “It’s like they got Frankenstein to lactate,” he said.
In exploring their fascinating religious tradition, which could be described as an evolving syncretism of animist, pagan, ancient Babylonian, Mithraic, Zoroastrian, Muslim, Jewish and Christian beliefs, I discovered that the mulberry tree has some numinous significance for them. Looking at pictures of their holiest shrine, the Tomb of Sheikh Adi at Lalish, I noticed the number of gnarled old mulberry trees erupting through the cobbles of the courtyard of the sanctuary.A tree growing in the courtyard of the tomb of Sheikh Adi, picture from here (p.37).The mulberry is, perhaps, most famous in European literature for its role in Ovid version of the myth of Pyramus and Thisbe, summarised herePyramus and Thisbe is the story of two lovers in the city of Babylon who occupy connected houses/walls, forbidden by their parents to be wed, because of their parents rivalry. Through a crack in one of the walls, they whisper their love for each other.