That's for you, Darl.
Aaand I'm doing this. I was supposed to start the 'running circuit' in the Tel Aviv 10k in March 2012, but alas - F it. I'll probably walk half of it, but it should be a nice and... relaxing? night out.
I discovered a place where you can stroll on Erev Thanksgiving and feel for a second like you're home in North America: Gan HAPa'amon in Jerusalem. The leaves are colorful, noisy, and abundant. You can crunch them, kick them, and show your kid a lil taste of motherland in just a few steps. While learning... Continue Reading →
"Ok, Beebs, let's stop here on the side of this shop and get that diaper changed... Man, that's a big one! Lady you are not..." ...eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee... "Oh, the bomb siren drill. Weird that it's a siren and we don't have to stand at attention, eh, Beebs? Actually, no one is even close to taking this... Continue Reading →
Thought I'd share an opportunity for moms and babes tomorrow, June 5, in Jerusalem. Baby Shape is a YMCA program designed by Rachelle Oseran (whose childbirth Lamaze classes I've plugged before). Hebrew and English friendly. Check out the free class: Moms with babies in strollers are invited to our Baby Shape "Happening": a FREE Mom... Continue Reading →
Cooped up in my office tower these last months, I've missed wandering the streets and stumbling upon Israeli/Jerusalem street art/graffiti. And for a while now, I too have been wondering: Who moved my chair?
Getting out more means seeing more. And remembering more, since the streets of Jerusalem tend to be fairly expressive. Captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, spotted yesterday on Emek Refaim. Paint reads: please save me. Shouldn't he be out of uniform by now?
Let's hear it for American consulate 2.0! Had to go back to ze Fatherland territory to register new baby's citizenship, get her passport (1/3) and apply for her Social Security number. For a while now, Jerusalem and Jerusalem-area American-Israeli residents have been going to the shiny new consulate in 'west' Jerusalem (is Arnona not a... Continue Reading →
Sigh. Bombing in Jerusalem, rock-throwing in Gush, missiles in Beer Sheva... Welcome to summer time in Israel.