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My Israeli Adventure: Day 5 (Tel Aviv & Jaffa)

My Israeli Adventure: Day 5 (Tel Aviv & Jaffa)

My last day in Israel was my only day in Tel Aviv. True to form, our group of 13 woke up early to get a jump on the day.Our first stop was Independence Hall, where Israel’s Declaration of Independence was signed in 1948. The tour included a really fascinating recounting of the history of Tel...
Beach Week (More Time With My Brother)

Beach Week (More Time With My Brother)

I know I haven’t finished recapping my week-long trip to Israel. And I know you are waiting with bated breath for Day 5 and the all-encompassing finale. (Well, I know my mother is.) But I have to interrupt my previously scheduled posting. Just to share with you how insane my husband, and possibly the rest...
My Israeli Adventure: Day 3 (Pottery, Tanks, Soldiers & Bugles)

My Israeli Adventure: Day 3 (Pottery, Tanks, Soldiers & Bugles)

Day 3 of My Israeli Adventure started out pretty early because our party of 13 had to make our way out to Beit Guvrin National Park. All I knew about the day’s itinerary was that we were going on an archaeological dig.And as with so much of this week-long trip, I didn’t ask any questions...
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 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...