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Moment of infamy, shouted at the Shabbos table:
“The challah has a bite missing!”
Which would be fine or, if not fine, the end of it if said child had not chosen to clarify for the guests: “a mouse must have eaten it.”
Yup, our rodent guests are still with us, and probably multiplying by the week. It is no longer safe to leave ANY food out, especially in plastic bags. And the trap-kill-poison campaign has wound down; the baited traps that worked well at first are no longer effective at all. It must mean they’re getting too much food elsewhere to care about what’s in the traps… but how?? It’s all locked up now, I’m certain of it.
Argh. So unjust. So frustrating. And, in this case, so humiliating.