Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Tag Archives: Why yes I am Jewish

What? A cartoon?!?!?

So my in-person and Facebook friends have heard about this already, and that is a shame for them, because MY RANT SHALL NOT BE STOPPED! But first, a disclaimer.  I … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Today is a good day.

Because Alabama did the right thing!  Thanks, all of you who voted correctly, which means especially black women! In other news, I pissed off several Jewish parents (not mine) yesterday, … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

And then I made a lot of you feel bad, even though that’s not the point.

Posted this on Facebook the other day (my personal one, not the Neurotic Owl page), and given the level of response, thought I’d restate it here.  There’s been a lot … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pretty flowers and scary worlds.

Yesterday there was bomb threat called in to the Houston JCC, along with 9 others around the country.  Today there may or may not have been an active shooter at … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Fluffy and Rex, I lurve you!

I forget if I only raved about it on Facebook or lso here, but awhile back I read yet another Tessa Dare romance novel, and the heroine was a wildlife … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Blessed is the match . . .

 Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, so it’s surprisingly timely that I was planning to post Hannah Szenes (sometimes spelled Senesh) today.  Hannah was a Hungarian born Jew from an … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

If you even THINK about burning a library down, I will cut you.

Hypatia (of a few different places, really) is mostly remembered as a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, and as a rational person murdered by an irrational religious mob.  Seems like a … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment