The Way It Is: Baking Memories

Recently, my oldest grandson asked if I would teach him how to make my onion cookies. “Cookies? They are not cookies! We call them tzibbeleh pletzlach or tzibbeleh kichlach....

Everything Was Delicious

It’s fun to go out for Shabbos meals, because it allows you to get together with friends at a time that you don’t have to run, and you can...

The Way It Is: Cable Call

  Because my savvy friend Nechama always knows how to get a bargain or to strike a good deal, I complained to her about the exorbitant cost of my cable....

The Way It Is: It Could Always Be Worse

  There is an oft-used expression that goes like this: “Things could always be worse.” Never has this been more evident than it is right now. I recently vented about...

Weekly Kvetch

By Klara Register Your Complaints My hand was shaking when I wrote the check for my daughter’s high school registration this week. $2,000! I have to say it again — $2,000!...

When It Rains, It Pours

As I wrote in last week’s column, we were concerned about the weather forecast for the weekend of Shavuos. We were bracing ourselves for three days of steady rain....

Supplies and Skunks: Getting Ready for School

School is starting soon, and, as a parent, you have a lot to do before it starts, in case you thought you could just spend these two weeks going...

Schmutter: You’re fired!

Having a job is stressful. Not having a job is plenty stressful, too, I suppose, but even when you have a job, you never know when you’re going to...

The Way It Is: Medicare, Social Security Numbers Part Ways

My comfort zone has disappeared. This refers to the fact that my old Medicare number is gone. It was a familiar number since, for years, my number, like everyone...

The Way It Is: Making Seder At The Seder

It is the first day of chol ha’moed as I type this. Our two Sedarim have passed. For those in Israel, their single Seder has passed. In both cases,...
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