” ANY place, but that city . . . it’s such a crazy place.” The text from my east coast cousin read. She was trying hard to convince me to take my vacation elsewhere, but THIS, the craziness, the busyness, is exactly my type of place. After all I’ve been to Cairo, I told her. … More The one place I shouldn’t go, the one place I loved dearly
Do you remember the time you gave me your jacket when I was really cold miss Yuliya? Do you still have it? To my great relief the kids haven’t forgotten me and Luke even recalled the memory on Har Zsafotiim (or something like that), one of my favorite hikes in Israel just above the Red … More A Jacket, Luke, and Memories
Day three in Texas and I’m loving it. And no I haven’t picked “y’all” yet, l’m sure my Houston friend Whitney is highly disappointed. Neither have I seen any hats or cowboy boots around, maybe I haven’t got to the heart of Texan land yet. On the other note, here’s a list of things to … More The next time around in Texas
Once upon a time I lived and studied in the Middle East, namely in Israel. About once a month my professor Todd would explore some beaten path in Israel and thankfully I was on his good list and he brought me along quite often. The day always started with disciphering maps. Todd would bring modern … More A journey into the past
“We write to taste life twice.” I often see this quote on Target journals and it never fails to inspire me. Because truly that’s what writing does, it makes one relieve events, fun memories, occasions one never wants to forget. Although I’ve been getting busier with weddings and engagement posts, I still want my blog … More “We write to taste life twice . . .”
. . . life! I was sitting in the back of the car watching the telephone polls string for miles in front of us and my friend Maria said, “I can’t believe San Diego is over!” Sigh . . . I am totally with her. Waking up in my room this morning was bitter sweet. … More Back to . . .