When I was a child, the Christian church my family attended and where my grandma played the organ felt like home. I loved Sunday school. The youth ministers were like family. I enthusiastically chose to be baptized. I could recite all the books of the bible in order, although now I’m not sure why. As … Continue reading How My Journey to Find God Brought Me to a Synagogue.
While checking out at my local big box store, the despondent cashier rang up my items with the same level of holiday cheer I would expect from a child whose parents just revealed they were actually Santa. Kristin Wiig wouldn’t be able to get this woman to crack a smile. She wouldn’t make eye contact … Continue reading Of course it’s OK to say “Merry Christmas”.
Just don't. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
Halloween was almost a week ago and I have the perfect solution for all that leftover candy. If you truly indulged in all the Halloween goodness and don't have any leftover candy, (not judging, not judging...), I just got word that Target has their candy at least 70 percent off right now. And you will need … Continue reading Trick or Treat Cookies
I was leaving Walmart (reason #12983593452 I avoid Walmart at all costs) and a woman sweetly approached me with a flyer. She said if I have kids, I should bring them to her church's "trunk or treat". I glanced at the flyer, chuckled and politely declined. My son just turned two and I still think … Continue reading In Defense of Halloween