Midnight is overrated anyway.

Just a friendly reminder from our favorite cranky Jew: get all your "Happy New Year!"s out of the way by tomorrow, otherwise that ship has sailed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4rkzyGFFo0 I happen to agree with ol' Larry D. By January 4, you're beating a dead horse. You'd never wish somebody "Happy Halloween" on November 1 or "Happy 4th … Continue reading Midnight is overrated anyway.

I Was Jewish for 72 Hours

For three days, I thought I was Jewish. Until my mom burst my bubble. Oy, vey. When my folks arrived on Saturday, we were doing the usual sitting-outside-and-catching-up thing. That’s when my mom dropped a bombshell. “I think we might have some Jewish ancestry,” she said. That was news to me, though not a total … Continue reading I Was Jewish for 72 Hours

Homeward Bound

Bloody Marys, a "Curb Your Enthusiasm" marathon (thanks to a free HBO weekend. I can finally watch the newest season - yay!) and even a little snow in the air. Translation: not a half bad Sunday. It would be even better if I had tomorrow off like a certain unnamed female in the house does. … Continue reading Homeward Bound

Juanito Told Lupe

It's nice to have one food you are so good at making, you become "known" for it. People expect it whenever they come over for dinner. They ask for the recipe but, if it truly is "your thing," they can never duplicate it. For me, that is guacamole. (Side note: I was walking through the … Continue reading Juanito Told Lupe

Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good

For the past month, I've been binge-watching a little show called "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (though my definition of "binge-watching" probably differs from yours; it's more like a handful of episodes a week instead of multiple episodes per day. More of a Binge Lite, if you will.) Perhaps you've heard of it? It stars Larry David, the … Continue reading Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good