YOM KIPPUR OBSERVANCE 2019 (Wednesday, October 9)
|9 AM||Wake up.|
|9:30||Drink cup of coffee.|
|10:15||Go to synagogue. Reflect on my year. Vow to be a better person.|
|1 PM||Come home. Make kugel. Pretend I’m not hungry.|
|3:00||Get the house ready for annual 50-person break-the-fast.
Set up Russ & Daughters bagel-cream cheese-smoked fish spread.
|5:00||Greet guests. Dive into food as if I haven’t eaten in weeks.|
YOM KIPPUR OBSERVANCE 2020 (Monday, September 28)
|6 AM||Wake up to deal with puppy.|
|6:30||Start reading New York Times story about Trump’s taxes.|
|7:00||Fall back to sleep.|
|9:30||Wake up. Eat breakfast. Read more of Times tax story.|
|10:30||Take daughter to Verizon store to activate my old iPhone.|
|NOON||Come home. Read more of Times tax story.|
|1||Make kugel. Miss my mother.|
|2:30||Eat lunch. Read more of Times tax story.|
|5:30||Break-the-fast with five additional friends/family members on socially distanced rooftop.|
|10:00||Get into bed. Finish reading Times tax story. ❏|
Photo by David Holifield.