Not A Day Goes By That I Don’t Think of Be’er Sheva, Israel

        I read the news much more now than I did a year and three days ago, when I said farewell to John F Kennedy Airport and the Western Hemisphere and took off, unwittingly, to Asia: the Middle-East, to be technical, Israel, to be precise, Be’er Sheva, this random little desert city,…

Picture Highlights So Far, Again!!

 A trip to the Communist Museum (Prague, Czech Republic) Hungarian Sweeties 🙂 (Budapest, Hungary) The Parliament Building overlooking the Danube (Budapest, Hungary) Full Moon #3 of my time abroad. It rose over Budapest as I waited outside St. Mathius Church to hear Requiem (I did, and it was beautiful. Budapest, Hungary) Carthusians conquer the Golan…

Picture Highlights So Far

Just so you don’t think I’ve been brooding for a whole month, I wanted to share with you all some long overdue pictures of the breathtaking beauty here in Israel. You can see why everyone wants it!  From Tel Aviv to Be’er Sheva en route from Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion…

The Fig Tree and The Shuk

Two, almost three weeks now in Be’er Sheva and I feel much older. Soon I will have to do adult things like buy laungry detergent and toothpaste…permanent actions that mean I really am here and I really am staying. When I was planning for this trip, I planned for a lot of extraneous circumstances like…

I’m HEEEEERE

Dear friends, I’ve been in Israel for a week, and after dealing with some computer drama (Read: flying here is a trip in itself…) I’m glad to say that I am slowly starting to adjust and let the sweat run off my back, quite literally. It’s hot here. But it’s also magnificent. To make a…