Old Jaffa

Day 11, Thursday, Oct 21: Old Jaffa “The eyes of Texas are upon you.  That is the sound they sing.. well – SOUNDS LIKE HELL!” This is how our day began. For thirty minutes Will sang himself the Aggie War Hymn until the alarm went off at seven and no longer…

Herzliya Hermit

Day 10, Wednesday, Oct 20: I did not leave the apartment today.  Sometimes having a child who is not preoccupied with food is handy.  He wasperfectly happy eating an apple and a granola bar for breakfast and lunch. Dave had a pretty hardcore workday.  He didn’t even get back until…

Market Day in Tel Aviv

Israel Day 9, Tuesday, October 19: Each Tuesday and Friday, in Tel Aviv, there is a craft market adjacent to the usual Carmel Market.  In, what I may come to remember as The Never Ending Quest to Find a Unique Nativity in the Holy Land, I decided this would be…

Hangin’ with my Baby

Israel Day 8, Monday, October 18: Monday meant back to work, for Dave.  Will and I met him for lunch in one of the coffee shops.  I never knew the name because unlike everywhere else it had no English name posted.  It looked like a Starbucks, if their colors were…

Holy Moly!

Holy Moly!

Wowza!  I just finished my last little travel journal entry.  I managed to sum up our trip in a measly 9,000 words.  Thanks for hanging in there! As soon as I get the pictures sorted out I’ll make the rest of the travel journal public.  Hopefully, within the week.  It…

We’re Just Beachy!

After the excitement from the previous days’ travels it was time to get down to business.  Dave headed into the office. That afternoon we decided to head to the beach.  Herzliya Pituach, the city just north of Tel Aviv, where our apartment is located, is mostly a high end beach…