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Monthly archive June, 2012
My Israeli Adventure: Day 1.5

My Israeli Adventure: Day 1.5

I’m baaaack. From my trip to Israel, of course. I’ve actually been back for a few days but this jet lag thing is a bitch. Not to mention unpacking, laundry, laundry and catching up with my husband. We hadn’t been together for ten whole days. And by together, I mean in the biblical sense. Which...
My Kid And His Stepfather

My Kid And His Stepfather

Blending a family is never easy. And at least for my family, all five of us, eight years later, it’s still a challenge. Different personalities, parenting styles and, well, different personalities. But every once in a while, something happens that makes me fill up with a sense of wow. Like, oh yeah, this whole thing...
My Neuroses Is Peaking (Packing For Jerusalem)

My Neuroses Is Peaking (Packing For Jerusalem)

Next week at this time, I’ll be deep in the Holy Land. (Next Week In Jerusalem.) And I’m starting to pack for my trip. Well, at least think about packing for my trip. Because this week, the last week of school for the kids, is going to fly by and I want to minimize my...
Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

I love the mornings when my husband and I get to lie in bed and slowly wake up together. Mornings where I’m not jolted awake by my vibrating wrist watch. Or he’s not rushing to get to his restaurant because some crazy person wants chicken for a 50 person party at 10 am. The conversations...
Next Week In Jerusalem

Next Week In Jerusalem

Dust. Crumbling buildings. Falafel. Suicide bombers. This, of course, is what I think about when I think of Israel. My homeland by virtue of my Jewish heritage. I’ve never been before. But I’m going. In a week. With my family. At least some of them. Two of my brother’s kids, my niece and nephew, are...