Things I Need Explained to Me Today

Life presents questions, and we make lists.
  1. Why I turned on the oven to make kabocha squash when it's a thousand degrees in my apartment
  2. Why I can never remember the name of kabocha squash and instead call it kombucha squash
  3. Why I've tried four kinds of contact lenses in varying prescriptions (under doctors' supervision of course) and none of them work
  4. Why people always call after you've had a dream about them, unless, of course, they are are no longer alive
  5. Which part of the high holidays liturgy will make me cry this year
  6. Why are there so many songs about rainbows, but the only one I can think of is that one