https://muddling.me/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Shar_pei_puppy_age_2_months.jpeg.webp 720 1280 Karen Galatz https://muddling.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/new-logo3.jpg Karen Galatz2021-10-20 08:01:102021-10-20 09:26:27My Face Has Gone to the Dogs
My Face Has Gone to the Dogs
More Bow Wow than Wow
When I was a child, my Uncle George would grab my cheeks so hard I thought he’d lift me off the ground.
“Such a shayna punim,” he’d exclaim with joy. (The term is Yiddish. It literally means “pretty face” but colloquially means what a pretty girl.)
“Yes!” my parents would reply with equal joy.
At 6, I hated Uncle George as I rubbed my aching cheeks, and I hated my parents for allowing this unwelcome greeting. Read more