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Gasoline is a privilege.

Felt lucky as a I pumped my car with gas last night, with no wait, no lines, no odd-even rationing, and any gas station to choose from. The petrol shortage in New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy is making me consider how it’s probably our future anyway if we don’t collectively do something […]

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Nu, call already!

Saw this on my way in from the parking garage at Jerusalem’s Technology Park. G-g-ghosts? In Malcha? Really, really hoping it’s a company car.

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what a country

Car seat FAIL.

Aright, I know in Israel they are really into putting car seats in the front, but c’mon… #FAIL.

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Still got it though.

This morning, my husband dropped me off in front of my office and right before I opened the door to the car, I give him a quick kiss as is the morning routine. After we do this, I usually automatically peek around to see if anyone walking outside happened to see; maybe its modesty or […]

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Good old fashioned Friday fun.

There are 87658345 reasons why it’s awesome to have a car, and today exemplified reason #5374, which is, freedom. Today we ventured to neighboring Gush Etzion, where Rosh Tzurim (next to Alon Shvut) was hosting the annual cherry picking festival – פסטיבל דובדבנים 2008 בגוש עציון. We were going mainly for that reason, but the […]

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For sale: A 60-year-old country.

Too lazy to translate this, but if you get it, it’s fun. Click to enlarge.

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A light on the Israeli police situation.

On my way home from school tonight I was getting speeding off the ramp from Kvish 1 towards Bet Shemesh when the inevitable happened: the red and blue lights came peeking out from behind me from afar. I recognize that I can be a bit of a speed demon when in the right mood. When […]

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My new wheels – or – Dream cars are relative.

In the past month I’ve driven half a dozen different cars. It started with the Ford Focus, which I’m borrowing from a friend who has been abroad for a while. The goal there was to get through the move and then get back and forth from the new home. I thought I’d see what leasing […]

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Lizrael, princess of the rood.

My commute has become significantly more interesting. Not much longer, thankfully, but definitely more interesting. It now involves driving through a few kilometers of the West Bank; I can hear some of you cursing me out while some of you are cheering me on. I’ll choose to ignore both reactions for now. I don’t think […]