when my parents told us they were getting a divorce, i was chewing breaded chicken unapologetically. that is, until they told us they were getting a divorce.then i was chewing wet cement. a year later, i’m chewing steak and my dad who hasn’t initiated a word to me about my near-distant future plans picks that […]
backpacking fun in your own backyard: like getting picked up by an anti israel guy you have nothing in common with ‘cept harry potter who tried but failed to sell you tickets like a tourist but then drinking apple martinis and showing up drunk to a seminar… who says you need to spend a grand […]
i’ve reached the month pre-aliyah, better-start-cherishing-every-moment point.
currently working for the Jewish Agency part time, but it might as well be an ulpan or a classroom… it seems every kind of Jew works, visits or guards this office. you really can’t ever know what to expect – · young macho Israeli guards hitting on you· old-time kibbutzniks cheering you up and singing […]
totally unrelated subject… or is it? when you’re looking for something that you’re not sure was ever really there, when is it time to stop? how do you stop? i want to get into the depths of this >no words
went to the consulate today to pick up my olah visa in my passport. i didnt realize this would happen, but – it felt so >no wordsi’ve gotten used to that smile and i’m not even there yet. and then, i take the envelope with my documents, and like a kid awaiting a report card […]
i’m getting to the hard part now. the emotional part. the, ‘liz are you sure you wanna do this?’ part. the grrroooaann part. and i just wish there was someone who could make it better but at the same time, i just wanna do this myself.
yesterday i dropped off my passport to get my oleh visa at the Israeli Consulate.much quicker and easier than i expected! took about 5 minutes. if only every step of this proces could take 5 minutes…like finding an apartment, a job, a purpose…well, anyways, for those thinking about doing this, here is a little list: […]
weddings are nice because they give you cause to dream about yourself. it’s wedding season now; i have four more to go and after tonight i am able to look more forward to them then i was before. weddings are out of body experiences i think; or rather, out of self experiences. you can take […]