Yes, as much I love yomim tovim, days off, sleep late, eat drink and be married (yes pun intended) there is always a drawback.
Sure there's the price of ________(fill in with matzos, shoes, clothing, unique edibles), but over all it's great.
The but seems to hang there, sorta over my head.
What is the the but?
Chol Hamoed outings.
Every year we have the same issues.
I feel it's inappropriate.
The older kids have seen monkeys and get real bored real quick.
5 minutes and the big ones are itching to to something else.
Sure $45 bucks a head it's gonna blow a weeks salary......after taxes, maaser and the grocery bill.
So there you have it.
Ok I'm desperate here.
Kids range from the teens to chasidmaydele whom ya'all were graciously mazeltoving me not long ago.