Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thomas The Ripoff

This morning, I drove my son over an hour away to Yenemsville, to ride a 7 minute Thomas the Train back and forth. I would say that the following signs that I saw meant, I wasn’t in Kansas anymore. A … Continue reading

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Popcorn

There is something about the way humans eat popcorn that has me thinking- we’re more like animals. Case in point: I put my buttered filled troth to my chin, so as to catch the fists full of popcorn that I … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy Doesn’t Work on Tuesdays

This is what I told my eldest when she was trying to force her upper tooth out. And I repeated that Wednesday was no good either, nor was Thursday and Friday of course was Shabbat. However, this afternoon her tooth … Continue reading

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Nanny No Likee

Last week, Nanny informed me that she was unhappy with my Von Trappless children, the middle one in particular. Now, my kids are tired in the mornin, and they’re not yes ma’am kids… but still, Nanny was unhappy that they … Continue reading

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Happy Christmaskkah

My middle child informed our non-Jewish on call pediatrician that she was going to marry her boyfriend, even though he celebrated Christmas. Thankfully, she didn’t need a prescription.

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Gift Card

This afternoon, I went to the local make up store and was approached by one of the ten women dressed in black. “How many I help you?” she began. “I want to get a gift card,” I said. “Would you … Continue reading

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The EX Factor

This afternoon, while picking my eldest up from singing, I stopped to chat with the teacher. However she had to tend to another student, leaving me to discuss my woes with the receptionist. Not sure how to approach, I began … Continue reading

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Are You My Mother

The other evening, while literally starved for my Shabbos meal, my middle child asked her popop, “Are you mommy’s daddy?” If that wasn’t a meal starter, when hubby arrived home from his vacation, my eldest informed him that she did not … Continue reading

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One-Eyed Willie

Whenever hubby goes away, I force myself to stay awake into the wee hours- hearing every sound and stretch the house/street/neighborhood makes. So when I received a telemarketer’s call informing me that he needed to schedule my chimney repair…. I … Continue reading

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Good Shabbos

I was all set for dinner at Bubbie’s house for Shabbos dinner- I packed my children, dinner and drinks, and was off to her house- at the requested hour. Unfortunately, Bubbie was playing the role of Bubbie and did not … Continue reading

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