We are embarking on a very complicated project this week. Our niece is getting married next Sunday! Weddings often are complex due to family issues between the two sides. We see that all the time, as people have so many different expectations, with the knowledge that their understanding is the best and therefore, the truth. … More how many canoes, exactly?
Yes, that, but today I’m referring to the spread of stuff that happens when the kids leave the house; water seeking its own level; things finding their own corner of the universe when they had to share previously. And more stuff. Come to think of it, we had a taste of that even before they all … More middle-age spread
As I returned from a walk a little while ago, finally able to pick my head up from dodging the hail/sleet/snow (for a moment)/rain, I thought about how it goes at an optometrist appointment, when she’s trying to determine which prescription works best. “This? or this?” So in my deluded state of pre-Passover preparations avoidance, I … More this…or…
or maybe even listening. I never really paid attention to how funny it is if/when CBS announces “You’re watching Big Brother.” Of course, that’s because I never did or would. I watch TV to be entertained or educated; reality TV does neither. It may be educational to find out how ridiculous people are, but I … More big brother isn’t watching
she might have said. My cousin said that she has felt like a dangling participle in my niece’s upcoming wedding and all its details. It was a surprising turn of phrase from her, but quite apt. She is trying to fit in from a distance, coming and going from Israel, having left here right before my … More a dangling participle is better than being invisible,