Month: December 2015

  • A Visit from St. Mishegas

    ‘Twas the fifth night of Hanukkah, when all through the house Came the faint sound of beeping (heard not by my spouse Who, though totally youthful–attractive, endearing– Has grown just a wee bit–okay, a lot–hard of hearing).   The teen had been nestled atop of her bed With laptop and iPhone and “homework” (she said), While […]

  • The Eight Nights Of Online Shopukkah

    On the first night of Hanukkah, my mother gave to me Nothing, because the gift she’d ordered was from an artist on Etsy.   On the second night of Hanukkah, my mother gave to me Two bags of gelt, because the gift she ordered on Cyber Monday Hadn’t shipped by Hanukkah Sunday Nor had the […]