Monthly Archives: May 2014

Memorial Day ~ 2014

Today is Memorial Day.  Like so many things in American history, it is an amalgam of twisty-turny passages that manage to come out as a single observance. The short version is this: the day was originally called Decoration Day and … Continue reading

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Hair On Fire

Well, it was a terrific weekend. The sun shined. The Milwaukee contingent arrived for an all too brief weekend visit. My shabbos dinner table was full, shul was a veritable senior son fest as so many people stopped him at … Continue reading

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It’s not just about Obamacare, folks.

Note to self: this is the 200th episode of The Wifely Person Speaks. Somehow it feels longer than that. Sunday, when he stopped by the house, the junior son filled my bicycle tires. Now, one might think I could fill my … Continue reading

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So-Far-Right-It’s-Wrong Kinda Thinking

A couple of really scary things happened this week. They’re not Freddie Krueger scary, more like Michele Bachmann scary in the worst sense of her Tea Party mentality. It’s the kind of scary that results in people talking about slippery … Continue reading

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