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Monthly Archives: September 2010

a new era for the kleins

Basya’s birthday (or as I like to call it, the day I started screwing up my children) was yesterday. If you bought her a present, the thank you card is in the mail. In more game-changing news, Basya starts the trumpet today. If you sent her your old trumpet in the mail, thanks for that. [...]

critics agree

Bassie: I bet my teacher will be surprised when I tell her that I think that the best movies I’ve ever seen are Roman Holiday and Jaws. Me: I don’t think she’ll be surprised at all. See (I go on imdb), both of them were nominated for Best Picture the year they were made. So [...]

in the car on the way to school

Bassie: What do you think I’ll be when I grow up? Me: I don’t know. You have a lot of talents but you could take them in a lot of different directions. Like, you’re a good writer and thinker, so you could write novels, or you could have a more business-type job like writing ad [...]