Friday, October 21, 2016 Tishri 19, 5777

News that Loehmann's was closing upset me the same way as learning that a good friend is moving away because this fashion outlet was more than a store to me — it was the classroom where my Nana taught me how to find a bargain. 


I would love to erase this ridiculous holiday from the calendar. But thanks to elementary school, I have been an unwilling participant in themed parties, a begrudging baker of bake sale goodies and a grouchy shopper of paper valentines.


An unexpected side effect of all these snow days: the terrible case of idontwannagotoschoolitis that my older son came down with on Tuesday.

Musings of a Modern Balabusta