Just to share something I just saw. And heard. What I love about this video is her willingness to reveal so much in her face. That she doesn’t hide her wrinkles, but she knows how much they are part of her. Also the way that it is shot is that these are her words that … More how music extends
This past Shabbat, someone who I hadn’t seen in the past few weeks since I’ve been back home, asked me what was the highlight of my trip. I had to think for a bit, since after all, the trip was over two months. There had to be a lot of highlights. But I also thought … More defining the highlights
And it doesn’t help that it’s raining, with the fog that lifts off the snow. But seeing some photos people are posting of spring arriving in Israel, I think I’ll post some more almond tree blossoms shots from Tzfat, with hopes of seeing color outside soon in this neck of the woods.
But perhaps that’s just what I’ll be for now. I walked to our public library to pick up two books that I had on hold. (No, Purple, I have not yet finished the other half-dozen books I’m reading!) (Okay, yes, I’ll tell you what I got out–The reason I jump by Naoki Higashida–about a 13 year-old boy with … More not trying to be a sourpuss
And if our Jewish base is the Kotel in the Old City of Jerusalem, then what do you wear to visit this holy place? I had some time while waiting for my father and ISHI who were catching a “quick” afternoon service there. I, of course, had finished a long time before, because I was … More if shoes are your base
Our travels back to America were fairly uncomplicated. We went to friends the evening before we traveled. They live about 20 minutes from the airport, so that we were able to lie down a bit before leaving their house at 2 a.m. Yes, not a great choice for travel, but we were looking at cheap, … More this confession doesn’t make me feel any better
Packing for a trip is sometimes the hardest thing, other than, well, everything. Travel is not easy. It is interesting, eye-opening, educational, engaging, but not really fun, at least for me. You can have amazingly fun experiences, but the process? Car trips are fine. You can take what you want and that usually works out, … More how do you pack for home?