Monthly Archives: September 2011

One day, two conversations

Conversation I The scene: just before the children’s Rosh Hashana service Max: Why do we have to wear these hats? Me: Um, because, you know, it shows respect for God, basically. (For those of you keeping score at home, the … Continue reading

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No. Not the Eagles. Anything but that.

Max: Hey, it’s Sunday! Can we watch the Giants? Me: No, they’re on tomorrow, after you go to bed. Max: Well, can we watch the Eagles? Me: No, they’re on late, too. But it would be fun to cheer against … Continue reading

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Holy f*&%king s%$#, watching Abe in a pie-eating contest is go$%#^mn funny

Oh, Labor Day weekend, you are the best thing about not being a teacher any more. I used to hate this holiday, because why would you like a holiday that is all about having a stomachache? But now, since I … Continue reading

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