O Christmas Tree

December 16, 2014 0

Being Jewish, I do not celebrate Christmas myself with my family. That said, living in the sub-suburban deep south, it is entirely impossible for me not to celebrate the Christmas holiday season in some form […]

Little House in Loganville

December 1, 2014 0

When I was a little girl, I loved the Little House on the Prairie. Both the book series, which I read about nine million times (though mostly the first two books), and the TV series, […]


November 24, 2014 4

I am a snoozer.   My husband is not.  He simply cannot understand my whole waking up in the morning system. My alarm clock is broken.  I mean, it will ring when the numbers on the […]

When Mummy Gets Sick

November 10, 2014 0

Like you, I have no time to get sick. No time at all. Laundry doesn’t fold itself, phone calls don’t make themselves, paperwork doesn’t do itself and file itself, and children of all ages need […]


November 3, 2014 0

I’m pretty sure there is a zoning ordinance in my area – possibly in the whole state, and possibly in parts beyond – that if you are building a strip mall with more than three […]

Becoming a Man

October 28, 2014 2

Author’s Note:  On Saturday, October 25, 2014, my son became a Bar Mitzvah.  It is traditional for the Bar Mitzvah boy’s parents to say nice things about him to the whole congregation.  Following is what […]


October 20, 2014 0

Halloween is coming up, and my children already have their costumes. My son has a black body suit thing to which he intends to affix black felt triangles, and is going as “Peter Pan’s Shadow.” […]


October 14, 2014 0

I have become aware of an alarming trend amongst parents and youth that I believe might be single-handedly the cause of childhood obesity. It is most prevalent around Halloween. No, I’m not talking about candy. […]

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