Though I'm not really one for the Gregorian calendar's drunken marking of a new set of 365 days, I am one for lists. (They are a relatively inexpensive way to help keep me sane.) As far as this list goes: Whether they mean to or not, my kids have plenty of life lessons to offer... Continue Reading →
Close to losing my freakin' mind yesterday, holding on tight in order not to lose my shit, keeping my voice level, trying to make up for a whole day of work after having a sick Bebe at home. The full-time primary caretaker and full-time worker double gig takes its toll some days. Things have been... Continue Reading →
Another year, another 52 frames captured on a themed basis week to week! I closed the year with a deeper thought. I love this quote; for over a decade I, too, mistakenly attributed it to Nelson Mandela; turns out he was quoting it from an author in one of his speeches. Here's to another 52... Continue Reading →
Welcome to some good ole fashion small town love. Tzur Hadassah's natural surroundings are a bit of a training ground for Tzahal ground troops. Every so often we'll spot them midnight marching down our dead end street through the nature preserve, on their way to spend the night doing - whatever it is; the end... Continue Reading →
Week 51: Out of Focus First thing in the morning, I only have eyes for you.
There are a million ways living in Israel is just not what you may have thought... I chose 10 of those and made them my entry for the Expat Blog Awards! 10 Ways Living in Israel is Not What You Think I'm the only entry from Israel, so LET'S GET LOUD! Like? Vote! Leave a... Continue Reading →
Week 50: Shadows Making an impression.
There's this inside joke here... sometime a couple years ago they started hanging hopeful signs around garbage points in Tzur Hadassah: If no one made it dirty, this could be like Switzerland. After four days of heavy snow, warm clothes, sledding, and beautiful views... Well, I'd have to say we came pretty freakin close for... Continue Reading →
TWO memorable snowstorms in one year? Welcome to the Jerusalem Hills! It started on Thursday morning at around 7am... All eyes on Neve Daniel... When news arrives from Gush Etzion that snow has arrived, we know it's only a matter of time. So no gan Thursday and it was quickly canceled in advance for Friday.... Continue Reading →