Archive for December 2014

The Happy Ending To My Healthcare Story

I guess the old adage, “it’s not what you know but who you know” really is true. Or at least, in this case, it certainly was. As many of you know, I have had some serious problems getting health coverage for my husband and me since the ACA was implemented. For those of you who... Read more »

There Have Been 94 School Shootings since Sandy Hook

Last Sunday was the 2nd anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and 6 adults in a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. I can’t imagine what it feels like to lose your child under such indescribably horrific circumstances. It must be a pain that those parents carry to the end... Read more »

I'm A Shlimazel When It Comes To My Car

Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis, and you know who you are, so I thank you for that, might remember from my blog post “Your Guide to 20 Great Yiddish Words,” that a shlimazel is someone with bad luck. When it comes to my car, I really do have bad... Read more »

I Was in Healthcare Hell When Something Wonderful Happened

Those of you who know me or who read my blog on a regular basis know about my healthcare woes. It has gotten so ridiculous and I am so tired of it that I decided I couldn’t even be bothered to blog about it because I am so sick of the entire situation. Not to... Read more »

The Sting of Being "Unfriended" on Facebook

You always remember your first time…no, not THAT first time…the first time you were “unfriended” on Facebook. As far as I know, this is my first time. If this has happened in the past, I wasn’t aware of it. I would imagine that your first time is the most painful and that it gets easier... Read more »

Dear Gamestop: Take Pity On Us Clueless Parents

My 14 year old son has coveted an xBox system since he was 8. The way he tells it, every other kid in the entire Universe has an xBox, except for him. Boo hoo! I’m playing violins for him. I have refused to buy him one because he watches too many screens already and the... Read more »