Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Merry Hanukkah

Someone organizes a Christmanukka party, and the next thing you know, the White House puts a Christmas tree on its Hanukkah invitation.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008


Sign in the elevator in my building: "Please do not pour holiday grease down your kitchen drain, as it may potentially back up your kitchen drain and your neighbors."

Here's to not having clogged neighbors.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Who I might see at the neighborhood mall

Gaggles of annoying 8th-graders. Younger children with harried-looking parents. The prime minister of Italy.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

We're funding what?

According to a Washington Post article about jobs that will be vacated when Bush leaves office, "Many of the positions are highly specific, such as assistant secretary for terrorist financing at the Treasury Department." Shouldn't that be against terrorist financing?