Doug’s Standardized Test

9835038 - cartoon image of a boy in school taking a test. Many of the secondary schools are adding to their curriculum, classes that would make graduates in tune with the real world. Things like filling out a tax return, writing a resume, balancing a checkbook, applying for a home loan. I can’t argue with … Continue reading Doug’s Standardized Test

Sleep Denied!

I have introduced you to two young ladies who spent their teen years in my home as stepchildren. As a refresher for those of you who have followed my previous post about them and for those of you who are just “tuning in” right now, I will tell you that these two were spoiled beyond … Continue reading Sleep Denied!

Wallpaper Caper Brunhilda and I had a move to accommodate her new job as an English teacher in Bismarck, ND. So we went looking for houses, which is a man’s second least favorite thing to do. The least favorite thing is going shopping for a dress and holding your purse while you are in the dressing … Continue reading Wallpaper Caper

A Modern Jewish Couple

A modern Orthodox Jewish couple, preparing for a religious wedding, meets with their rabbi for counseling. The man asks, “Rabbi, we realize it’s tradition for men to dance with men and women to dance with women at the reception, but we’d like your permission to dance together, like the rest of the world.” “Absolutely not,” … Continue reading A Modern Jewish Couple