This is part 2 of The Pepper Soup “Did you trip and fall, Steph?” my Greek co-worker asked. He was grinning ear-to-ear as the entire office gathered around the small kitchen to witness the mess. “No, I just opened my soup,” I muttered, as I desperately tried to scrub the red and orange goop off […]
The other day, I bought a three pound bag of red bell peppers on sale for $2. I was delighted with the good deal, but after a few days, I feel guilty because I had only gone through about a pound and the peppers were wrinkling. Nagymama taught me that I should never waste food, […]
Congrats to “Wives’ Tale” winner, Vincente for his adorable post about his mother: My mother had me and my brother convinced that she could give us a injection (shot) in the butt with a syringe without using a needle. She would show us the syringe without the needle and with a clever slight of hand […]
Anyu always said that anyone that goes blind later in life… Probably touched kitty litter and did not wash their hands. Do you know anyone that has ridiculous theories?
Nagymama walked me to the bus stop until I graduated high school… So that gypsies would not push me into their car and sell me into prostitution. Did your family ever have insane paranoia?
Nagymama always lifted my shirt up in public… To make sure I was wearing an undershirt so I wouldn’t catch a “kidney cold”. What did your family always do to you that was embarrassing in public?
Anyu always said that you will become allergic to perfume… If you spray yourself with it while talking at the same time. Did your family ever blame an illness on something random?
Anyu always said… That eating chocolate will make your entire face breakout. How did you parents deter you from eating candy?