Monthly Archives: September 2012

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Yom Kippur is long. 25 hours filled with prayer and introspection. 25 hours filled with a lot of sitting and standing in synagogue. 25 hours filled with not eating or drinking, not wearing leather shoes, not wearing perfume. From sundown to sundown Jews have this one day a year, this…

Atoning

I guess tonight is a good night for Yom Kippur, since I will probably need to atone for the copious amount of expletives I used while watching last night’s Packers game. I don’t even, you guys. My lovely friend Jen—the sensible one—said that we need to get over it, and…

Blueish

Sundays, typically, are formulaic around here. The formula = complete and total chaos. Whereas Saturdays tend to be more laid back and filled with seeing friends and sleeping in—at least a little bit—Sundays tend to be an up-and-at-’em, go-getter, daylight-wasted-is-gone-forever type of day. One of us is up early to…

My Life is a Stereo…

We are getting this whole road trip thing down, you guys. Because ticket prices from Toronto to Milwaukee have become unaffordable, we have begun opting for the 10+-hour drive to visit my mom several times a year, usually just before an important Jewish holiday. I know what you’re thinking—it’s absolutely…

The One That Will Make My Brother Proud

I am basically crying over here. And it’s not because the Packers won last night. I mean, sure, there *were* some tears because of that, but no, that’s not why I’m crying today. Today, I walked my son to school—he in his Clay Matthews jersey and me in my championship…

Not Worthy of Internet Rubbernecking

So, I saw one of these things circulating on Pinterest. Or possibly Facebook. Or maybe even Twitter. It’s impossible to tell anymore, where I see all of the infographics. They are mixed in with the plethora of someecards (full of “that awkward moment”s and “—said no one, ever”s) and political…

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