Where have I been?

17th December, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

I know, I haven’t posted on this blog in months. It’s been ages. Lots has happened, and at the same time, not much has happened. The past few months have been overwhelming with work. This week I literally worked from the time I would wake up until the time I went to bed. I then » Read More

Six months: Reality check

23rd July, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

What sad news there has been in the media this motzash. Signing onto Facebook, my newsfeed was filled with links and comments about the death of singer Amy Winehouse. She was 27 and joins the infamous “27 Club” which includes Brian Jones, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix among others. There were also references to » Read More

10.5 years: A reflection

28th June, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

It’s now been over 5 years since Gilad Shalit, Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser were abducted (and in the latter two cases, murdered) by Hamas. Over the past few years, there have been comparisons and reflections on how we are living our lives and what’s happened, and how Gilad hasn’t been able to go on » Read More

friends and family

12th June, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

What an interesting past few hours I’ve had. I called my sister and she told me that one of my parents close friends passed away. I loved that friend. When I was in the States for Pesach in 2010, my Mom and I spent a lot of time together with her. She was the sweetest, » Read More

Four months

15th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

As I may or may not have mentioned in previous posts, a few months ago I started taking a Dale Carnegie course. The course is geared to help business professionals improve their leadership, interpersonal skills and self-confidence. Tonight the entire three and a half hour session was focused on showing appreciation and giving people compliments. » Read More

28 things about me

14th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

1. I had dreads for part of my year in Israel and Freshman year of college. 2. I was a nationally ranked runner in high school 3. I play guitar. 4. My first word was in Spanish, “mas” (more) 5. I have an older brother and sister. 6. I love alternative rock music. 7. I » Read More

Own it

11th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

It’s been a little over half a year since certain events took place that lead to my heightened awareness. One of the first things I realized during this period was that the music that I listened to and the television shows that I watched growing up had a negative impact on me. Until a few » Read More

My name is ____ and I’m a procrastinator

2nd May, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

When people ask me what TV shows I watch, I tell them that I only have time for two or three and that they include the new 90210, old episodes of How I Met Your Mother, and Glee. I have no qualms about liking Glee. It is witty, has amazing musical numbers, and the storyline » Read More

Faith

2nd May, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

Over Pesach, I finished reading Exodus and started reading Aleppo Tales about the Syrian community in Aleppo in the late 1800s and early 1900s. I only read a few chapters before I returned to Israel but so far the faith in G-d that the community had and the stories that happened as a result are » Read More

Greece

2nd May, 2011 - Posted by admin - 1 Comment

It’s hard for me to believe but it’s already about three and a half months into the 28 project. Over the weekend I started thinking about making my goal of going to Greece a reality and about when I should go and with who. Yesterday Davina called me and we discussed Greece. She wants to » Read More

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