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Cricket got her hair done for Yom Kippur. You can see how thrilled she is about that.

With all of the repentance and atonement of the Jewish High Holidays, I find myself at a loss for words. I’ll let Cricket speak for me this week.

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“What do I have to repent for?”

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“I’m perfect just the way I am.”

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“Can you hear me, God?”

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“How much longer is this freakin’ holiday?!”

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“Is it almost over?”

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“Finally. Thank God.”

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About rachelmankowitz

I am a fiction writer, a writing coach, and an obsessive chronicler of my dogs' lives.

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  1. Sunset arrived! Another day of atoning over. Peace.

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  2. Love the photo with the stick!

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  3. If God doesn’t listen to you, bite him.

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  4. Clever Cricket. Yom Kippur often falls on or near my birthday.

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  5. Cricket has much to be thankful fur. Happy New Year.

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  6. I swear Cricket can read your mind πŸ™‚

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  7. It’s as if Cricket is almost human…. almost.

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  8. Now that is an articulate dog! Bet a lot of humans ask the same questions.

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  9. Aww…too cute! (灬β™₯Ο‰β™₯灬)

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  10. That’s darling. Thank you! …

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  11. She is so clever and I just love the last photo πŸ™‚

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  12. Those are wonderful pics! I especially love Cricket with the stick. πŸ™‚

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  13. Funny! Maybe dogs don’t need to observe Yom Kippur? They are perfect just the way they are. LOL.

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  14. Perfect captions for the pictures. I think Cricket looks awesome with his new haircut.

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  15. Cute, cute, cute πŸ™‚

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  16. Cricket: always the voice of reason. Cricket, I might lean on you when Lent starts. 40 freakin’ days! Oy.

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  17. Looks like Cricket was hitting the Mogen David concord grape wine just wee bit too hard. πŸ™‚

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  18. What a lovely collection of photo’s here Rachel , Cricket looks as though she is smiling on the last one.
    Wishing you well x

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  19. Cricket…You’ve said it all! ❀

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  20. I know this is such a sad holiday season for you this year, but Cricket looks like she’s ready to party after her visit to the groomer! She looks so precious!

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  21. I enjoy reading Cricket’s version of your blog too. LOL Also since I’ve been enjoying learning more and more about Jewish ‘life’ from my lovely endearing boss, it is intriguing and interesting to continue to LEARN so much. Thank you Rachel for also being one of my ‘teachers’… πŸ™‚

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  22. If only all people of faith were as funny as you and Cricket! (Whoops, I mean “beings” of faith. Sorry, Cricket.)

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  23. That was hilarious, thanks, also thanks for the follow.

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  24. Cute, I am going to reblog it for you.

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