Schlemiel! Schlimazel!

The first time we visited Milwaukee last summer, we made it a point to stop by the Bronze Fonz statue. Happy Days was a favorite sitcom growing up, as I'm sure it was for a lot of folks. Milwaukee was also the setting for the Happy Days spinoff, Laverne & Shirley–another childhood fave. We've actually … Continue reading Schlemiel! Schlimazel!

Wisconsin or Bust, Part II: Sunday, Monday, Happy Days

When we were planning our trip to Wisconsin, we jumped at the opportunity to go during a holiday. With Independence Day landing on a Monday, both Tara and I had a paid holiday, which meant we wouldn't have to use a precious vacation day. Great idea in theory, but because of that holiday, a bunch … Continue reading Wisconsin or Bust, Part II: Sunday, Monday, Happy Days

Walking CliffsNotes

I think I might be working too hard or something, because my professional life is beginning to seep into my personal life. It's like a crossover episode where characters from two different television shows mingle, like they did on Happy Days and Mork & Mindy (or Family Guy and The Simpsons if my first reference went … Continue reading Walking CliffsNotes

Jumping The Shark

A few days ago, I diagnosed a case of tonsillitis over Facebook. I don't know whether to laugh about this or consider enrolling in medical school, but it did make me feel all smart and doctor-y. One of my friends messaged me looking for advice because her daughter had a white spot on her tonsil. … Continue reading Jumping The Shark