Recently, our town added a completely cute new feature to our bus stops: book shelves! I started to read random books to my kids while killing time after gan. What a lovely example. Week 21: Books "A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt."... Continue Reading →
Good morning Nettles! I can see your big blue eyes so much better now that you're staring at us all the time. We've gone from coaxing smiles out of you to being proactively greeted with them when we come to snuggle. And, much to your disapproval, we are working on that goddamn tummy time. We have... Continue Reading →
Learned something new this week - did not know there was a whole photographic genre called 'forced perspective.' Also had thought this type of stuff was cheesy, so I'm glad i got to go for emo here. And the reason I had actually been sighing at our future was this article. Week 20: Forced Perspective... Continue Reading →
I signed up for KahenaCon soon after registration opened. Maybe even the day it opened. I really enjoy this conference for getting inspired in the kind of work I do, by hearing from others doing it and by the atmosphere we create when we get together. It's a gathering of marketing professionals within the kind of environment... Continue Reading →
Where's my cake? lizrael update turns ten-years-old today! That's six months longer than I've lived here. That's two more years than I've been married. That's five more years than I've been a parent. That's as long as I've been out of my first university. It's the longest-running project I've ever undertaken, with no deadline or end in sight.... Continue Reading →
As we know, Koala plans his birthday months and months in advance. About eleven, I'd estimate. In fact, a couple weeks ago, he asked me if he's five and a half yet. He had been requesting a Spiderman birthday for ages. If he had stuck to it, I would have - sigh - done it. With my... Continue Reading →
Oddly, it's much cheaper to purchase a mineral-water gun.
Clearly exhausted and at a 30% lower brain function than usual, I misread the theme this week - did not realize it was a 'scene.' So this is more of an icon. Of a creepy, beloved home invader. Week 18: Movie Scene "He should not be here when your mother is out!"
'Why did you move to Israel?' We get asked that a lot, don't we? Here's my #1 reason 9 years ago, and my #1 reason now: Children who know no differently... The list of reasons for living in Israel grows each year I live and learn here. This year it grew by way of another... Continue Reading →