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Going home

My dad dropped me off in downtown Jerusalem and I explored his old neighborhood, Nachlaot. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nachlaot) It used to be called the slums (can’t think of a more PC word), but now has been gentrified. It was a Sephardi/Mizrachi neighborhood … Continue reading

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Legs are happy

Just returned from morning run. Legs are inexplicably happy running up the steep hills. Sandy rocks, and green shrubbery abound. I was out of breath, the hills got to me. Looking forward to getting in hill shape. Views from the … Continue reading

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View from my bedroom window

I wake up to brilliant sunshine and the sound of cars traversing down the hairpin turns outside my bedroom. Look out to see an expanse of green. I can’t believe I’m here. Looking forward to lacing up my sneakers and … Continue reading

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Holy land – evening one

So I landed in Tel Aviv at 4:10pm Israeli time. It was 8:10pm Chicago time and I wished Boost mobile had international service so that I could begin texting.  Instead, I tried to preserve all the sights and sounds to … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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