Archive for December 2018

Christmas rapping.

  O!  The money…how shopping I too freely spent it. When I balance my checkbook, I know I’ll repent it. Each Christmas I face it, If I could, I’d replace it, But merchants and businesses would re-invent it.    

A common sense way of imbibing wine

“How to Fix Smelly Wine With a Penny First, find a penny. Clean it up by rinsing it off and polishing off any grime. Pour yourself a glass of wine. Drop in the clean penny and swirl it around in the glass. Remove the penny. You don’t want to accidentally swallow it! Now, inhale the... Read more »

Where are the pianos of yesteryear?

    “They[sales of pianos]have been decreasing for decades. In 1900, when Americans numbered about 76 million, some 171,000 pianos were sold so you would find one in every 178 homes (figuring 2.5 people in a household). Sales mushroomed by 1909, and one of every 99 households boasted a piano. That was the height of... Read more »

The Last Word: A very Jewish quiz

    I love books of quotations.  One of my favorites is Leo Rosten’s “Treasury of Jewish Quotations”.  Many of the quotations therein are short  but packed with wisdom. Can you supply the last word of twenty of these pearls of wisdom below?   The answers are under the rabbi, of course. 1. Any man surrounded... Read more »