Kermit Says: Shanah Tovah!

 

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Happy Rosh Hashanah, friends! It’s been a heck of a long hiatus, but we are officially back and the timing couldn’t be better. This year’s Rosh Hashanah began last night and perfectly coincides with Kermit Says’ return. For those of you who don’t celebrate the Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah is the start of the Jewish New Year, and as someone who firmly believes new years, falls, and Mondays, in particular, bring about change, fresh starts, and new beginnings, this seems like a great time for Kermit Says… to start again, fresh, anew.

 

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Kermit Says: Here’s To A Fresh Start!

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Happy Yom Kippur, friends! For my non-Jewish followers, Yom Kippur is a Jewish holiday that recognizes the importance of atonement and repentance. It is a holy day, and for most, it is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Now, whether or not you’re Jewish, you have to admit there is something so powerful about having a day devoted to both asking for forgiveness and, in a sense, getting a chance to start over with a clean slate. Similarly, I’m sure it’s no coincidence that today is also the first day of fall! In his 1925 classic novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald writes, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” (118). It may not be “crisp” where you are (yet), but the sentiment remains— today is a day for you to turn over a new leaf, a day for you to get a second chance, and an opportunity for you to start over.

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