Thursday, April 14, 2011

It's That Time of Year Again

(Pesach is Hebrew for Passover)

No, not the government shut-down, though it was temporarily averted at the last minute.

No, I am referring to Passover, that major source of OCD for those not otherwise suffering from OCD. Just look at its accompanying madness: cleaning, shopping, cooking, and more cleaning and shopping. See what I mean? Still no time to knit!

What's done so far:
Carpets cleaned

Oven cleaned

Chandelier and breakfront cleaned

Silver polished

Rocky bathed

Kosher-for-Passover pet food purchased (yep, even they must change their diets; the birds will stage a hunger strike for the first day or so, then remember how much they like spray millet)

Cars cleaned and vacuumed

Non-perishables and some perishables purchased

What's left:
Purchasing remaining perishables

Doing a wine inventory and purchasing wine (we each drink 4 cups at each seder.)

Cleaning/covering/kashering rest of the kitchen

Switching dishes, cooking utensils, and cutlery

Cooking, cooking, baking, then more cooking

Someone needs to remember to pick up DD#2 from the train station Monday

This video has been making the rounds of friends' e-mail boxes. It's a pretty funny encapsulation of the holiday. Enjoy! And a chag kasher v'sameach to everyone (in other words, have a happy holiday).

1 comment:

Donna Lee said...

My work filter wont allow me to see the video so I'll have to watch it at home. I enjoy the feeling after the Spring Cleaning that my house usually gets. It's not nearly as obsessive as your Pesach cleaning but it feels soooo good when it's done and everything is shiny and clean.

I hope you and your family have a wonderful, peaceful holiday.