Monthly Archives: October 2009

So Much Rain!

I guess some people prayed too hard for rain. So far, it’s been raining for over 24 hours here. Most of the time, it was pouring – not a lot of drizzle hours. Damage report for this household: 1 computer … Continue reading

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Politics Overload Alert

Happens to me every once in a while, and now is such a once. So, my apologies to those of you asking for my opinion via Twitter and Facebook. I need a timeout from political debate for a while… These … Continue reading

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Knitting and Crocheting – Winter, where art thou?

So, about three weeks ago, we’ve had some early rain. The whole country was celebrating and I got into a nice winter mood and pulled out my piles of wool and knitting gear. Since then, we’ve been going through two … Continue reading

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Ikea, My Love

Yeah, yeah, I know. The famous Swedish blood libel made some people in Israel call for a boycotting Ikea. Ummm, yeah, sure. Let me tell you, when I was there on Wednesday, people were parking on the pavements in their … Continue reading

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Gaza Style Zoology in Black and White

If you haven’t seen them yet, here are the famous zebras of the Gaza zoo: A recap, if you don’t want to watch the movie: Gaza has a small zoo. The zoo used to have two zebras, but alas both … Continue reading

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Threats from Lebanon Again

I have always wondered about the root of the conflict between Lebanon and Israel. A tiny piece of land (Shaba farms) just doesn’t seem to justify the continuous bloodshed to me. Lebanon and Israel are actually a lot a like, … Continue reading

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