This is a blog post that was written over the course of many hours. You should know, going in, that it has a happy ending. — Hakunah Matata
In the end, it’s all okay…because Hakunah Matata!
I guess it really all started three days ago…on Monday. Kate and I were in the Old City while it was raining. I was in my lime green flip flops. Remember this story? Continue reading “Honey, I’m Home (And I Had a Hard Day…)”
The final class, the final days, and packing shenanigans.
So it’s Tuesday night (or Wednesday morning, depending on how you look at it…) and I have officially completed all my exams, turned in all my papers, attended the last of my classes, and checked out of school (mentally, at least).
But hold that thought. Let’s back up a bit. Continue reading “Here at the End of All Things”
Hanukkah, finals, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Cause I ain’t in no hurry at all.
Chag Sameach (or Happy Hanukkah to all those who don’t speak the language)!
Since my last post, I have experienced Hanukkah in Israel. What’s special about Hanukkah in Israel, you might ask? Well, it’s not a major holiday. We didn’t get 10 days off like we did for Sukkot. Instead, we got one day off…Christmas Day. (But I don’t have class on Sunday anyway…so it was just like any other day.) Continue reading “Ain’t Got No Worries”
Israel has a biblical zoo.
As the semester slowly comes to a close, I realize that I achieved everything I wished to achieve in coming to Israel.
However, first let me catch you up on the last two weeks or so. Continue reading “Same Old Song and Dance, My Friend…”
Care packages and the history of the Old City.
And yet…here we are.
Since our last little shindig, I have watched Captain America, had a nervous breakdown, watched two seasons of Doctor Who (and only one was good =\), received my last package, watched Home Alone, and visited the Herodian Quarters and the Second Temple excavations in the Old City. Continue reading “I Should be Studying…”
I started watching Doctor Who. Cooking and all-nighters ensue.
I feel like I should confess to you that my inner voice now speaks with a British accent due to over-exposure to Doctor Who.
“We’re at the end of the universe and you’re busy blogging!” Continue reading “Well It’s Been Quite A While…”
Hezekiah’s Tunnel with Daria and the Israel Museum.
On Monday, I finally achieved my second-time-in-Israel goal. That is, I made the trip to Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Continue reading “Explore More – That’s the Next Thing on My List”