religion
The reporter did get one thing right: There is pressure to look hot. Hot but modest.
in

May 28, 2013 at 12:30pm | 59 comments

fashion
Recently, for an important meeting, I wore what I thought looked professional: a beige sweater set, a black straight skirt, and pearls. But I felt like a douchebag.
in

Apr 24, 2013 at 6:00pm | 152 comments

farting
Whatever people see me doing, they assume that it is representative of all Chassidic Jews, of all sects, now and forever.
in

Apr 23, 2013 at 2:30pm | 213 comments

dishes
Why it is possible for drones to do dirty work in battle, but there is not a machine that can clean the whole house yet?
in

Dec 26, 2012 at 4:30pm | 128 comments

clothes
I don't have to worry if my clavicles gleam like Kate Moss's, because the collar of my shirt covers them. I don't have to compare my thighs to Gwyneth Paltrow's, since I cover them with a properly fitting skirt that covers my knees.
in

Nov 9, 2012 at 4:00pm | 445 comments

food
Before I ate the pizza, I was content and generally rocking out at life. By pizza meal number three, I was convinced that I was the biggest professional failure to ever grace the blog-o-sphere.
in

Oct 17, 2012 at 1:00pm | 103 comments

healthy
Keeping the Sabbath means that there is one day a week during which I cannot brush my teeth.
in

Oct 10, 2012 at 12:00pm | 78 comments

marriage
How is it possible to marry someone without a test drive of ye olde chemistry? What if he turned out to be a slobbery kisser and a dead fish, and I was stuck with him for life?
green
I feel like a bit of a tool shed, you know, not caring how much solid waste I am piling into landfills.
bleach
I won't eat pizza slices with toppings other than plain cheese because I think that the vegetables could harbor more pathogens than plain cheese pizza. I know. It's kind of bonkers.
in

Aug 17, 2012 at 3:00pm | 141 comments