Review of “The Happening”

Posted on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:13 am

I really should just write "garbage" and let it go. But honestly, I loved M. Night’s films and the trailer for his latest looked great. I am feeling a bit betrayed, hence the post. "Sixth Sense" was one of my all-time favorites; I’ve watched it several times. "Unbreakable" was also excellent. "The Village" was.. meh, […]

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amusing cultural differences

Posted on Dec 22, 2008 at 4:48 am

My husband and I were driving home from a nice lunch at Ristretto’s when the guy in the next car motioned to us. I assumed that he needed directions somewhere but instead, after I had rolled down the window, he inquired, cheerfully, "You interested in selling your car?" (Hebrew) "No, we just bought it a month ago," my […]

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Why my husband doesn’t cook

Posted on Dec 21, 2008 at 6:35 am

So I had a favorite silly hubby story which I liked to tell: how he tried to heat a little oil in a pot and somehow managed to set the kitchen on fire in the process.Today I think he gave me a better story.  It began with an attempt to warm up some burekas in the […]

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PRISON BREAK CONSPIRACY THEORY

Posted on Dec 16, 2008 at 12:10 pm

Ok. Major spoilers ahead. I just watched Monday’s episode of Prison Break and I have a plot twist theory that I simply must share. I think Micheal and Linc’s mother is still ALIVE. you heard it here first, folks. Here are the clues: 1) We are told that Micheal and Linc’s mom died at 31 from a […]

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Medicine, books and insanity

Posted on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:39 pm

It looks like I’ll be starting work in mid-January after I come back from my two weeks in Atlanta. This trip was planned months ago and I can’t change it now. Don’t really want to anyway because I’m looking forward to seeing my friends (and making some money, finally).  I wish I could relate some experiences […]

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If I blog and there is no one around to read it, do I exist?

Posted on Dec 4, 2008 at 5:13 pm

I welcome all thoughts on the subject (silly or otherwise). I have had a very pleasant couple of days. I just attended a 2-day pediatric conference in Jerusalem which I enjoyed and a catered luncheon which I enjoyed even more. mmmmm…still digesting. In the mean-time I have written/ called several people about the unemployment issue […]

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Weird unemployment

Posted on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:15 am

Well,I got my Israeli license yesterday. But let’s hold the congratulations, shall we? I have to do a 3 month training process in a hospital before I am licensed to work as a pediatrician (so the license which I now have ironically only allows me to work as a GP and see adults, which I […]

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