Sunday, March 04, 2007

The Great Revolution

Don't know about the rest of you, but I experienced a very encouraging trend this Purim:
The decline of themed mishloach manot.

I witnessed a back-to-basics revolution as people handed me paper bags with some random candies and maybe a hamantash. My family received an all time low of three thematic packages today.

Does this mean that people are beginning to realize that they are not to be judged by the originality of their theme?

Perhaps it is a result of mothers reorganizing their priorities.

Or maybe I'm just mixing in the nebby circles.

In any case, the themes were not terribly missed and their absence did not at all detract from my Purim joy.


Pragmatician said...

We made very simple Shelach Manos and got pretty simple in return and we weren't any less hyped than last year!

The Dreamer said...

got a few themed.
we did get mostly bought mishloach manos - you know, from tzedaka organizations.

interesting. my word verification this time is taxlopoo.
try translating into hebrew.