I was invited to attend a blogger press conference with former White House spokesperson (and fellow Jew) Ari Fleischer, who is on tour with iVoteIsrael (non partisan) and the Republican Jewish Coalition to encourage American citizens living in Israel to participate in Election 2012. And, of course, from Fleischer's point of view - choose Mitt Romney.... Continue Reading →
Anglo self-hate. Nothing wins more comments on the Times of Israel than that. The latest? This piece by Noga Martin: Why can't the Anglos learn to speak? The author made aliyah at 19 with no background in Hebrew. She managed to learn it and speak it fluently, as well as develop an Israeli accent in doing... Continue Reading →
Good album all around... Click to check it out. Week 27: Water And yet, we still take this transparent magic for granted.
You've got three molars coming in at once. That doesn't define you this month, but it does define how my night has been with you. That is to say cuddling you on my chest, stroking your silky hair, while you gently fall asleep, comfort-feeding, your arms thrown around me. It's nice when you're not shouting... Continue Reading →
It's been over ten years since I was first converted to the fruity side. I remember it well; after my embarrassing use of an old Compaq desktop PC my entire freshman year of college, a good friend pulled me aside and told me it was time to buy an Apple. "Apple? the computer my dad bought in... Continue Reading →
Huz and I woke up Shabbat morning to the sound of 'Ima, Abba, we have ice cream! Ima, Abba, we have ice cream!' After a few rounds of that, our curiosity got the better of our sleep and we went to see... Koala had climbed into Bebe's crib and they were holding little plastic ice cream cones... Continue Reading →
Not shocking, but it's pretty hard to shoot a good in-motion picture with a P&S. Ever since reading this, I have a bit of camera envy. Week 26: On the Move Trudging along, steps' efforts never forgotten, memorialized by heat and sun, set in time.