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Preeva Tramiel liked Patricia Reis's blog post Undertaking Memoir
Jul 24
Preeva Tramiel liked Cindy Brown's discussion SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS
Apr 19
Preeva Tramiel commented on the group 'Funny Women'
"For all Jews who seem to compensate for the eight days of Passover with no bread by somehow gaining eight pounds instead: http://onecakebaker.com/2014/04/17/pesach-on-south-beach-2/"
Apr 19
Preeva Tramiel replied to the discussion 'SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS' in the group Funny Women
"Cindy, you don't sound like the Passover weight gain is a problem for you. But for a lot of us Jewish people, we compensate for giving up leaven by eating an equivalent weight of chocolate. So I wrote…"
Apr 19
Preeva Tramiel replied to the discussion 'SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS' in the group Funny Women
"Passover (aka Pesach) on South Beach I plan on losing a couple of pounds this Pesach by giving up carbs during the holiday. Now I know it sounds impossible.   Between the matzo and the macaroons, the Jell-rings and the fruit slices and the…"
Apr 18
Preeva Tramiel posted a blog post

Weight Watchers? What Weight Watchers? repost

I try not to whine about being on a diet, which involves using the Weight Watchers iphone app to track my 'points,'  the WW term for unionized calories, for the day and trying to keep within the proposed guidelines. But (whine) it's very hard going to celebrations and not eating too much. Especially when the celebrations are with my Jewish family on the East Coast, where no celebration is complete unless it requires an  Alka-Seltzer afterwards.I did well on the airplane for a change--I usually…See More
Apr 4
Preeva Tramiel commented on the blog post '[DIARY OF A MEMOIRIST] My Memoirs Made Me Jewish'
"I would like to address your last sentence:"I could only solve the Goldilocks problem, the "just right" of Jewishness, through writing itself--in other words, by not solving it at all." I'm sure everyone here struggles with…"
Apr 4
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Mar 31
Preeva Tramiel shared their blog post on Twitter
Mar 31
Preeva Tramiel posted a blog post

The Swarm was a Hot Property

I was just thinking about laying down for a Sunday afternoon nap when my doorbell rang.I retreated to the bathroom and let my husband deal with it. As usual, it didn't work. When I came out of the bathroom, he heard the door open and came upstairs. R, the adorable six year old son of one of our neighbors on the alley, was waiting on our walk, with his bicycle, and urgent news."There's billions of bees flying around and dead bees on the driveway."I have a beehive, and so, even though it is only…See More
Mar 31
Preeva Tramiel commented on the blog post 'Share Your Twitter Handle! Twitter roll call for all She-Writers!'
"I am @palmpeebs, I've got a novel in the works and a memoir that is pretty done. I tweet about writing, food, philanthropy, Judaism, feminism, gardening--I've got a beehive--and interesting places I go. I'll follow you back if you…"
Mar 31
Preeva Tramiel replied to the discussion 'SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS' in the group Funny Women
"OK, after a weekend of wretched excess, I get an email encouraging me to starve for the good of the millions who live in poverty, like that will help. On my diet, I'm already hungry. http://wp.me/p2s3dX-eS"
Mar 28
Preeva Tramiel replied to the discussion 'SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS' in the group Funny Women
"Thanks, Cindy,I will check. "
Mar 28
Preeva Tramiel replied to the discussion 'SHARE YOUR BLOG POSTS' in the group Funny Women
"What Weight Watchers?"
Mar 23
Preeva Tramiel posted a blog post

Hey! Desalinate all you want, but get outta myway!

Bibi Netanyahu and Jerry Brown were talking about solving water problems, but I was lat for my workout!It was 10:15, and I was driving to my workout, late, as usual, when my phone rang.“There’s something going on at the Computer History Museum,” my personal trainer said over the Bluetooth connection in my car. “Some thing to do with Israel. They blocked off the street, so you have to park at the movie theater..”I thanked her and took the route that led to the Century 16 instead of 101. Pear…See More
Mar 6
Preeva Tramiel posted a status
"Blogging again. http://preeva.net/?p=1097"
Mar 6

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Who I am:
I am a guest blogger on the Jewish Women's Archive, and my own blog sites which are sadly neglected, but there's still good stuff on there.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
http://onecakebaker.wordpress.com/
https://twitter.com/#!/palmpeebs
Media outlets that I currently write for:
The Jewish Women's Archive
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Memoir, Journalism, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Sometimes
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
MPM writers
I found out about She Writes from:
meg waite clayton

Preeva Tramiel's Blog

Weight Watchers? What Weight Watchers? repost

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 9:17pm 0 Comments

I try not to whine about being on a diet, which involves using the Weight Watchers iphone app to track my 'points,'  the WW term for unionized calories, for the day and trying to keep within the proposed guidelines. But (whine) it's very hard going to celebrations and not eating too much. Especially when the celebrations are with my Jewish family on the East Coast, where no celebration is complete unless it requires an  Alka-Seltzer afterwards.

I did well on the airplane for a…

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The Swarm was a Hot Property

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 10:47pm 0 Comments

I was just thinking about laying down for a Sunday afternoon nap when my doorbell rang.

I retreated to the bathroom and let my husband deal with it. As usual, it didn't work. When I came out of the bathroom, he heard the door open and came upstairs. R, the adorable six year old son of one of our neighbors on the alley, was waiting on our walk, with his bicycle, and urgent news.

"There's billions of bees flying around and dead bees on the driveway."

I have a beehive, and…

Continue

Hey! Desalinate all you want, but get outta myway!

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 10:37am 0 Comments

Bibi Netanyahu and Jerry Brown were talking about solving water problems, but I was lat for my workout!

It was 10:15, and I was driving to my workout, late, as usual, when my phone rang.

“There’s something going on at the Computer History Museum,” my personal trainer said over the Bluetooth connection in my car. “Some thing to do with Israel. They blocked off the street, so you have to park at the movie theater..”

I thanked her and took the route that led to the Century…

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Report on the San Francisco Writer's Conference

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

http://wp.me/p2s3dX-dO

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I got a late start on the conference, as I only showed up Friday morning, Valentines day. Fact is, I typed out about 8 Tweets. First, the supportive cupcake at lunch
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Then, the keynote at lunch was Chitra Divalkalkuruni, whose name I…
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At 7:09am on May 29, 2013, Maria Murnane said…

Hi Preeva, I live in NYC but am from Palo Alto! Small world :)

At 9:16am on November 1, 2012, Kasey Arnold-Ince said…

Hi, Preema, thanks for adding me as a friend--and I am likewise a ST:TNG fan (well, that would make sense, yes?)

At 7:46pm on September 23, 2010, Ariel Balter said…
Preeva,
Yes. My book is out and is available on Amazon. It's also at Kepler's and at Books, Inc. in Palo Alto where I'm doing a signing on October 5 at 7:00 PM. Please come and bring friends. Let's start the back alley writing group soon.
Ariel
At 6:36pm on August 11, 2010, Judy Bolton-Fasman said…
Seems a lot of people knew Twersky!
At 5:31pm on August 9, 2010, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Preeva, Adding my voice to the welcome! If you’re looking for a place to jump in, we’d love to have you join us in the SF Bay Area She Writers group.

Hope you enjoy the site!

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Novelist Group and San Francisco Bay Area She Writers
Author of the national bestseller, The Wednesday Sisters
At 6:36am on August 9, 2010, Kate Hanselman said…
Welcome to She Writes Preeva! So glad to have you here.
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