Caught this shot early on in the week, and then even went back to take a better version on a clearer day. I was debating whether it was actually photographic balance - the idea was the light in the top left would offset the character in the bottom right. Of course, bottom right is way... Continue Reading →
Nothing like making a life-beginning entrance in 3 hours. Baby girl came busting through just 25 minutes shy of midnight last night (March 22nd). Maybe she was hungry? Maybe she suddenly really had something to tell me? Was there something in my teeth? She weighed in at 2.98 kilograms - still waiting to crack the... Continue Reading →
Week 11: Home Come on in.
Ears of a guy we're meant to love to hate. Jews: still rocking weird drama since 3338. First time making hamantaschen with my kids. Or as an adult. FYI: as you and the diaspora-born father of your kids keep talking about 'hamentashen,' your Israeli-born kids are bound to, at some point, look at you oddly. "Oh.... Continue Reading →
This is the first year we had strong Purim costume requests... from two kids. 'Hello Kitty' I got pretty quick. Once I figured out what צב צבי נינג'ה meant, I spent a few days hinting at other ideas because after a quick look at Pinterest I decided this would be too hard. But I won't lie:... Continue Reading →
Finishing the kids' Purim costumes. Keeping the car clean. Prepping mishloach manot in advance. Writing a letter to my kids. (Trying) to keep the sink empty. Refilling toilet paper. Just a few falsely empowering things I've been doing over the last week in case I have to leave everything behind to dash to the hospital.... Continue Reading →
Koala and Bebe, You know, I have this memory from when my second brother (your local uncle) was born. I was six months younger than you, Koala. I don't remember much about my mama being pregnant - I'm sure you will though - but I do remember the mixed feelings at having my grandparents over,... Continue Reading →
Did something I don't normally let myself do... heavily filtered because I just couldn't find the right balance/tone I was looking for. I think it came out pretty cool though. So what do these words mean to you? Week 10: Hidden Objects Hidden meaning.
Around six months ago, Rishon Letzion opened two new 'themed' parks: 'Gan B'Ivrit' and 'Gan Musica' - big open spaces with a different sort of take on play equipment for kids. On Friday I got to settle my curiousity and we visited the Hebrew park. Aside from a few really gorgeous park equipment setups, grassy... Continue Reading →