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Hi, I’m Shuki, and this is my feathered-friend Tuki. Today we’re going somewhere exotic, and you’re invited to come along! We’re going to the Penang Butterfly Farm in Malaysia, in Southeast Asia. Bet you’ve never been here before! Come join us as we push open the double doors and enter the beautiful world of butterflies.
Though not all of us are lucky enough to be blessed with a piece of land beside our home in which to grow our own plants, nearly everyone has a sunny slice of windowsill that can host a window box of colorful flowers or fresh, fragrant herbs and spices. Designing a windowsill garden is an uncomplicated project even for those who consider themselves “green thumb-less.”
The neighbors called him Noisy Nachum. He was nice, but very noisy. He woke everyone up in the morning and kept them up late at night. He was even noisy on Shabbos when there was nothing to be noisy about! The neighbors didn’t know what to do. Nachum’s parents didn’t know what to do either. They always had a dreadful headache from all the racket.