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Shashi Ishai started out as a stand-up comedienne in her one-woman performance piece - CONFESSIONS OF AN EX-PURIM QUEEN. Humorist/cartoonist from Teaneck, N.J., USA. She is currently working on a collection of humorous essays from the pov of a Biblical era advice columnist, ASK AVIGAIL. She came to live in Israel in 2009 and resides in Netanya with her husband, daughter, son, and wire-haired terrorist, Stanley.

Swing time ... Mark in action

Mark with a golfing trophy

In the early 1960's, a group of four boys from Liverpool, En...
The guard dog's “uniform”

Obeying command of attack. Normally, if this was a terrorist; he would be ripped to shreds

A guard dog obeying commands – jump on top of wall, jump down

This guard dog is on a simulated search and rescue mission. A volunteer is hiding in the brush a few feet away. The dog has their scent

Recently, I had the special privilege to go on a trip/barbec...
Illustration by Denis Shifrin

I passed by Dean & DeLuca's, where I had severed ties th...