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Doomsday and Other Celebrations

Well, we’ve made it to the end of another year.  And in spite of predictions to the contrary, you might have noticed that the earth as we know it was not destroyed on December 21, 2012.  That is, unless you’re still hiding in your underground shelter and are not planning to emerge until your beef

By | 2012-12-31T09:51:25+00:00 December 31st, 2012|Categories: Holidays, Rituals, Time, Traditions|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

New Car Blues

It isn’t every day that one buys a new automobile.  Therefore, it should be an occasion marked with at least some measure of anticipation and excitement as I drive the shiny, as yet undented chariot off the dealer’s lot.  So why do I feel like I want to go directly home, cover my mirrors, and

By | 2012-12-15T09:00:27+00:00 December 15th, 2012|Categories: Kvetching, Pets, Shopping, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |1 Comment