So You Got Engaged. Yay.

When you called, (at four in the morning) I couldn’t formulate the right words. So I said ‘yay’ and tried to go back to sleep. But I couldn’t so I thought and thought and thought. About everything. Every phone call, e-mail and text message. Every person who shaped your life, for better or for worse. … Continue reading So You Got Engaged. Yay.

I’ll See You On The Dark Side Of The Moon

A big russian dude walks in to my little pre-op cubicle.  He puts one leg up on the bed, an odd position to witness especially when the beds are above average height.  Grabbing the packet of papers, he starts asking me questions in a dialect that shouldn’t exist. Um…can we try that again in English? … Continue reading I’ll See You On The Dark Side Of The Moon

The Meaning Of Mumcha

"There should be a movie about it.  With characters like Motti, Duvy…Shmully…not Chasidish, no Joels - just real Boro Park Yeshivish kids." I nod.  I'ver heard this before. "We were punks.  I don't get it.  What was wrong with us?" "It wasn't that bad.  There weren't turf wars or crack houses." "Yeah - but we … Continue reading The Meaning Of Mumcha

History Of The World – Part 1

'Imma, you know what Toy Va'Voiy is?' Uh…no sweetie.  How about you tell me what it is? 'Well, Hashem was all alone, it was a balagan because it was only choshech and all the peoples were in they houses cause it was choshech and they couldn't go to the park and Hashem was very sad … Continue reading History Of The World – Part 1