Posted on Nov 26, 2008 at 11:19 am

Sometimes it feels like I am just passing time until my life begins… and occasionally I find that I actually enjoy that “in-between” feeling. At this stage I am waiting for two events to occur: 1) The granting of my license to work in Israel and 2) My contract from Disney and my first editor’s […]

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This article speaks for itself

Posted on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:52 am

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andy-borowitz/obamas-use-of-complete-se_b_144642.html (Thanks J. Doshna for posting it on Facebook) I laughed for a very long time. I really am proud to be an American, really, but sometimes… Joe the plumber, indeed. I am reading The Year of Wonders and am really enjoying it. Geraldine Brooks has a richness and depth to her writing that makes […]

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Just curious….

Posted on Nov 12, 2008 at 6:37 am

So I am still trying to understand other people’s enigmatic facebook statuses. I get the “Mary is hungry,” “Mary is doing her laundry,” or “Mary smells like cheese” postings. They irritate but do not puzzle me. What I don’t get is why people will write stuff like “Mary doesn’t understand how people can be so […]

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I just can’t help myself………

Posted on Nov 10, 2008 at 3:16 pm

Please forgive the “look what my kid did today” news but I just had to share this one. My five year old has recently become an email fiend and has been emailing everyone she knows. This is the message which she sent to her friend’s mom (in Atlanta): i miss hr to i am votige […]

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Books, TV and everything in between

Posted on Nov 9, 2008 at 2:13 pm

The last two weeks I have been stuffing my head with Hebrew words. I’ve also been reading through A Long Way Down (translated) and I find that I can get through several chapters relatively quickly now, without having to pull out the dictionary at the end of every sentence. But speaking is still very difficult and […]

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Posted on Nov 2, 2008 at 10:53 am

So I skipped ulpan today to read, mostly. And to go to the bank. It appears I will have to return tomorrow to iron out a deposit problem which is a month old.  I think maybe the holidays are only one day long here (instead of two) because you need the extra time to fix […]

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