Archive for December 2012

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West pregnant? More than a 72 day commitment my dear

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West pregnant? More than a 72 day commitment my dear
So Kim Kardashian, queen of the 72 day marriage (although technically she is still married to Kris Humphries) is now pregnant with Kanye West’s baby. Her family is “thrilled” and while I am just a sucker for babies, I think this is just plain wrong. Most of us who don’t live under a rock recall... Read more »

Video taping your family: The best way to visit your past (if you want to)

Video taping your family: The best way to visit your past (if you want to)
Being Jewish, Christmas Day typically involves the standard stereotypical visit to a movie theater and a chinese restaurant. While we had planned to see a movie, we couldn’t agree on what. Hubby is convinced that certain movies are strictly chick flicks and my girls love a good romance. Having not viewed our old home movies... Read more »

Imagine: Wanting to live life through rose colored glasses

Imagine: Wanting to live life through rose colored glasses
Yesterday I hit a low for me. A discussion regarding feminism was going on and I disagreed with some of it. Typically I am non confrontational however, yesterday I was just a bonafide bitch. I said things that any other time I would have slapped my own self for. After awhile I started to feel... Read more »
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Connecticut school shooting: When will enough be enough?

Connecticut school shooting: When will enough be enough?
The lives of numerous families have just changed. Not from the joy of the birth of a child; a new job. Not from the excitement of an engagement, a child’s win at a spelling bee or soccer tournament. No, yet again lives are changing today due to the senseless, cruel deaths from a shooting rampage... Read more »

Holiday returns: what to know before you go

Holiday returns: what to know before you go
Dear Consumer: So, you know you’re going to get a bunch of Christmas presents you don’t like. It’s a shame that your friends and family still think you like things you may have favored 15-20 years ago. Obviously they have no imagination and continue to buy you repeat bad sweaters (the ones you wear to... Read more »

Happy Hanukkah: Tradition, gelt and guilt

Happy Hanukkah: Tradition, gelt and guilt
Happy Hanukkah Jewish community! While this isn’t one of our most important holidays, it’s certainly a time for the traditions of my people to be exhibited in many ways. We are an extremely traditional tribe, we are as many families will gather for this holiday, play games and eat ourselves sick. Because in many historical... Read more »
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The Holiday card dilemma: Can I please stop sending them?

The Holiday card dilemma: Can I please stop sending them?
For all the years that I have been married I have handled the task of the annual Holiday card process. I call it a process as I’ve never really found much joy in it, Scroogey thing that I am. I find it a task that is unnecessary, particularly now that my children are grown. Over... Read more »

Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony - I have a bone to pick, or chew on

Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony - I have a bone to pick, or chew on
Dear Sin of Gluttony, I have been reading up on you lately and most definitely did not know you were such a sinful thing. In my dating days I was a glutton for punishment but that was different. With regards to food, I had no clue that I was only supposed to eat when my... Read more »