Israel, Day Seven: Yad Vashem
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Last night I struggled with the idea of writing about Yad Vashem, Jerusalem’s Holocaust museum, for several reasons. First, my posts about Israel thus far have been serious at times, but mostly full of jokes, puns, and some light kvetching. … Read More

Israel, Day Six: Oh Well, Kotel
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I made a valiant effort to ignore my sprained ankle for most of the trip, my physical therapist’s voice echoing in my ear like a tiny, resistance band-wielding conscience. But when the first activity of day six was announced–and it … Read More

Israel, Day Five: I Know Jew Are, But What Am I?
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It’s amazing what a full night of sleep can do. I woke up Saturday morning knowing exactly where everything in my bag was, which made getting dressed much easier than previous mornings. I successfully navigated my way to the basement … Read More

Israel, Day Four: Shuk, Shabbat, Shimmy
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I just had a discussion with Erin about how to write day four, which culminated in: “My takeaway from this day of birthright can’t just be ‘I had mulberries, they were good.’” She laughed, but provided no suggestions. My day … Read More

Israel, Day Three: Tzfat’s What She Said
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I ate! I ate the hotel food! That’s right, I had weird, gloopy macaroni and cheese for breakfast.1 Against all odds (and weather forecasts) it was raining outside.2 We scuttled onto the bus and headed out over the hills. Our … Read More

Dino Puns
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At some point, I decided it would be a good idea to illustrate silly dinosaur puns.

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