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“Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, considers some beautiful, wise, nuanced, and surprisingly terse looks at love and heritage

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are Marlene and Ira a couple?

Therry Neilsen-Steinhardt says:

The illustration on page 3 looks like Marlene and Ira have been looking at a lot of Saul Steinberg illustrations.

i dreamed about saul steinberg last night!. he had really soft skin.

My ideal diner breakfast is two eggs, over medium, with hash browns that are well done, dry rye or wheat toast (that I can put jam on) and some turkey bacon.

My ideal home breakfast is as many family recipe pancakes (which is mostly Aunt Jemima) fried in butter as I can eat, served with real maple syrup and a glass of milk.

It just now occurs to me that a bowl of cut strawberries on the side would be really good with both of those meals.

CLICK THE BABY

the baby on p. 3. not the real baby.

bananas and cream (well, yogurt) on Pesach

Hillel says:

When I was a kid, I ate Rice Crispies. I liked to read the cereal box and I sent in boxtops and one thin dime to join the Batman fan club. In the 60s, I switched to granola. I did it for the Revolution. In the 70s, I switched to muesli. And I ground my cofee beans. Lately, I’ve been on an oatmeal kick. With salt, not sugar. I am contemplating another breakfast shift. I’m considering challah French toast, thickly sliced, with orange and vanilla in the batter. Fresh raspberries and a sprig of mint. And cappuccino. With music. On the veranda. In springtime.

Deon G says:

last night I dreamt that I was looking for the perfect carton of eggs. I was in a supermarket, leaning into a walk-in refrigerator full of eggs. I would open cartons, one at a time, to find eggs that were leaking, broken, or see-through and pulsing. I was horrified. Does this answer both questions?

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Love Stories

“Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, considers some beautiful, wise, nuanced, and surprisingly terse looks at love and heritage