“Sometimes when I’m bored I turn my humidifier and dehumidifier on in the same room, and let them fight it out.” (Steven Wright)

  As the weather turned warmer a few Fridays ago, I switched our home’s thermostat setting from heat to air conditioning just prior to Shabbos. Imagine my surprise then

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! (badda baddam)

Actually, at least as far as my community is concerned, May

On the final day of Pesach, at the beginning of my pre-Yizkor derasha, I related that Mickey Mantle, the legendary Yankees slugger, once recounted

Cleaning ladies – don’t even get me started! Once, or maybe twice a week she is welcomed into my house, to decide where everything should go and how

You know what they say about a yeshivish car? The only thing that still works is the horn.

A friend of mine had one such car, which ran on gas and

Do you know who I really feel bad for? Silent letters. For some reason the English language has no compunction about sticking extra letters into the

There’s no doubt that I am the most important person in the world these days. You need to know about me. So really I’m telling you about myself for

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