rant

The Garbage Game?

Do the people in your house play this game too? You have no clue what I am talking about? Well, apparently the rules are as follows. The aim of the game is to never be…

Immodest Women are Asking for Trouble

This post stemmed from an ongoing discussion on Twitter, that started with the story of Dina, in last weeks Torah reading, who was raped by Shechem. I had heard a comment from a young person…

Driving Rant

I spend a lot of time on the roads. Hours at a stretch. I know when to use my high beams and when not to. How to change lanes safely and how much distance to…

Just cause I am religious doesn’t mean I am not human!!

I posted this as my status update on facebook this morning. It riles me up when some people who are not religious judge me as being staid and boring because I follow the teachings of…

No Offense……

Puhleeze. When you preface any phrase with these two words it totally means “I am going to offend you but by saying no offense I am trying to blunt the edges”. Somehow my kids have…

Latest nonsense

I picked up my boots from the cobbler at the local mall – they had needed to be reheeled. He put them in a plastic carrier bag for me. I thought nothing of it. I…

What my blog is NOT

It is NOT a forum for any commenter to leave disgusting Lashon Horah and Rechilut (gossip) about people who don’t even know they are being talked about in such a disturbing manner. Madame Commenter, I…

Blogging is not tznius

This was a status update by incredible blogger Aliza Hausman. Unfortunately this was not the first I had heard of this idea this week. I have had a couple of interactions recently with Jewish female…

I am beyond angry….

Yo Lady! You had such a nice smile for me today at the store. “So nice to see you in these parts” you said. “I haven’t left yet, visas you know…”. “Oh I thought you…

Enough is enough PP!!

The parade pisher is back….well, not that person, but someone who must totally be related. This person takes everything that happens as evidence that my KoD is not taking care of me or doing what…

PEOPLE!!

It isn’t easy, ok? It isn’t easy at all. Being away from your husband for weeks on end, with the occasional visit in between. It sucks. Just because your marriage is old and jaded and…

Be Quiet, for God’s Sake!

I don’t know about you but I like the whole davening in shul thing. I like the liturgy, a touch of chazanut, a shtickle Carlebach niggun, a good speech from the rabbi, and I am…