rant

All Barmitzvah, All the time!

I am totally amazed at what I learned recently about planning a simcha. Caterers quoted me different prices for the men’s food at the Kiddush and the women’s food at the same event. Which was…

Customer Disservice

Now, come on big credit card companies – don’t you want my business? You wanted me to have a GoldCard – I would love one. Problem is, the person you had call me obviously doesn’t…

Suit Yourself

Why are boys so difficult to shop for / with? We went today to get suits for the upcoming barmy. The barmitzvah boy is still growing so I am waiting till the last possible minute…

Bust the Buckle

They are apparently totally unznius. Women are not to be allowed to wear a seatbelt in a vehicle. Why? Well it bisects her chest area, it delineates her bosoms, outlines her breasts. A passing motorist…

Does size really matter?

These days it is so politically incorrect to call someone fat. But apparently totally ok to call someone thin, even someone you don’t even know that well. Maybe thin people feel discriminated against? Maybe inside…

Safety Last?

One of my kids rode his bike to school today. Whenever my kids ride, roller blade, skateboard etc they always wear a helmet. I nagged them so much when they were younger that they put…

Multi-tasking at the wheel.

I am so frustrated with other drivers, particularly in this part of the world. When did everyone become so selfish, so self important, so self destructive? Since Sunday I have avoided at least 5 fender benders….