Nagymama always said… that your insides would explode if you held in a fart. What did your family tell you about farting?
Anyu and Nagymama always said… that poop would come out of your mouth if you didn’t poop for more than 3 days. What did your parents tell you about poop?
The whole series of Andrea’s amazing “Lessons from My Mother” embroideries got me wondering if you are related to someone superstitious or know someone that has any of these batty theories! So, I’m holding a contest! Post any of your hilarious or interesting wives’ tales, superstitions, and general hilarity right here – the winner will get […]
Last Monday, I had a revelation. I was standing in the middle of the gallery at the Kelly’s Writers House, nervously anticipating my XPN interview for “American Goulash” (podcast coming soon!) The cold from the winter storm was seeping into the front lobby, so everyone in the building gathered started to gather around a large […]
Over the next week, we will be updating the Wiccan Chicken and American Goulash blogs to reflect a newer, more efficient, prettier Word Press template. Eat it Blogger. That’s what you get for not allowing people with FTP publishing to use newer templates or the “Older Posts” function. For shame, Google! You’ve got everything else down! […]
I am a ridiculously fast typist, so I have transcribed this conversation word-for-word. Enjoy. “Hallo?” “Hey, Anyu-“ “Vhat dah story?” “Great news, the Leeway Foundation gave me a grant to write some our family stories to encourage young people to talk to their grandparents and parents!” “You know, I saw Cheryl de odder day, she […]
One night, a noise woke me up. Clip clip clip. I wriggled around to free myself from the blankets that Nagymama tied to the mattress with shoelaces, and climbed over the fortress of chairs that my family put around the bed to insure that I wouldn’t fall out of bed. I looked around and realized […]
This is part 2 of The Shopping Nightmare. As my mother, aunt, cousins, and I walked through the echoing halls of the Middlesex Mall, I was relieved that poking, prodding and shopping had finally come to an end. I looed forward to going home, where I had already started to color the inside of a […]