Monthly Archives: September 2009

visitors and cutlery

Yesterday, while having lunch at The Flying Biscuit with the lovely, lovely Kristin of Camels and Chocolate and her Mom (who, ps, is a sly one; she paid for my lunch without me even noticing. of course, that did mean that I didn’t even get a chance to thank her)…

I guess they are all ready for next year’s atoning.

Well, just like every year, I have had, oh, um, three fully caffeinated beverages since the Yom Kippur fast ended. and usually, after appeasing the caffeine gods, I spend the remainder of my night – and early into the next morning – appeasing the insomnia gods. But not this year….

confession #527

There is no confession booth in Judaism. There are no acts of contrition, no penance, no “it has been ____ since my last confession” (do Catholics even do this? I mean, you know, the big screen tells me they do, but, then again, the big screen tells people about Jews…

sometimes I hate things on principle. and I channel my inner 90s.

Indiana is getting better every day. He really is. He is eating, even though he’d prefer to eat the chicken and rice and all the other fanciness my stepmom spoiled him with while we were away…potatoes, yams, carrots, apples. He is pooping, even though he’s prefer to do it, um,…

of course.

of course all of Atlanta is flooded and we can’t get out until tomorrow morning. on a 5:50am flight. which means that I will be waking my NOT MORNING PEOPLE children up at 3:30 in the morning. of course we are rushing back to the city but schools are all…

Ali is frugal. also? NOT from New York. heh.

I am beat, guys. beat. There is just not enough coffee in the world to wake this body up. and it’s not for lack of trying, yo. I’ve tried Caribou, I’ve tried Starbucks, I’ve tried DD, I’ve tried McD’s. I’ve tried lattes and cappuccinos and americanos and coffees. I’ve tried…

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