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Darth Ilan

Ilan dressed up for Purim as the Dark Lord of the Sith himself: Darth Vader. Whenever I would ask him “Where’s Darth Vader?” he would look down and point at his costume while breathing heavily.

I couldn’t be prouder.

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This was the least bad photo with the helmet, which lasted on for the duration of this photo.
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Off-frame: the kid that took the ball as the victim of a force choke.
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In his home planet environment.
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Ominous.

Apologies for the shoddy video work: I had to stay close and hold him because he’s standing on a shaky toy rail while recording with the other hand.

 

Purim 2015

With the 10th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff and the Purim Carnival both happening on the same day at the JCAA, we knew we had to come up with a special costume.

So after lots and lots of deliberation, Ilán and I settled on the classic crowd pleaser: The Ugly Nun and The Ugly Nun mini. Turns out Ilán has managed to put on a lot of weight since he was a week old without really growing much hair. This forced us to create a brand new The Ugly Nun costume. Fortunately, mine still fits.

Unlike every other day of his short life, Ilán decided to actually sleep in that day. That means we missed the costume contest (we were a shoe in for first prize, I mean, look at me) and missed eating chili too! (whatever, it’s kosher chili, can’t be that great).

Too bad, we’ll need to dress up the same next year. And since this blog is like Playboy and people come for the photos and not the articles, here you go:

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Left: The Ugly Nun. Right: The Ugly Nun mini

 

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Blinking contest. He won.
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Believe it or not, women find The Ugly Nun irresistible. Here’s proof.

 

Purim

The Ugly Nun shows her face one more time at a recent Purim Party. The Ugly Nun will keep appearing until every single person in the city has seen her. At last count, there were still 4 more people to go.

Some dancing

Enjoy these two videos of highly skilled dancers: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Dancing with Stars and The MKX® founder’s nieces at some Purim festival.