Monthly Archives: February 2009

Our New Pets

As I was driving the kids back home from school today, one of these weird dialogues you can only have with kids ensued. “You know, Mom, one of the kids brought a very special pet to school today. I have … Continue reading

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Geography Lessons

We’re getting ready to the big trip next month! I am actually writing an online guide in Hebrew about San Diego (סן דייגו למטייל) and so looking forward to seeing everything for real. While we’re not a homeschooling family, we … Continue reading

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Who Won the Elections in Israel?

I get asked this very question online all the time these past few days. Everyone is sure that Tzipi Livni has won, but then why do so many Israelis believe that Netanyahu will be the next Prime Minister of Israel? … Continue reading

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Who to Vote For – The Kids Know

We were waiting in the car today, for one of Ron’s after school lessons, when the boys began talking about the up and coming elections tomorrow. They were worried that they still hadn’t made up their minds about who to … Continue reading

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Elections in Israel on Tuesday

And I still don’t know who to vote for… Pretty confusing this year, for me. I like Tzipi Livin, but that’s mostly my feminist bias there. In terms of pure ideaology, I should vote for Meretz, but is that vote … Continue reading

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January in Pictures

If you’re in here looking for politics, then you can skip today’s post. It’s all family in pictures – winter pictures of our family in a not very rainy January – Making a small fire with Uncle Boaz: Same day, … Continue reading

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Qassams Again

We spent a lovely day yesterday. It began with a brisk walk in a forest near the Carmel Mt which was cut short by this surprising nature phenomenon: rain! Such a dry winter here, we just didn’t really worry about … Continue reading

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