Pride and self-congratulation before the Idiot Tax (we’ll laugh about this later)

Last week, while my family was in Eilat for a long weekend vacation, I made my way to a shopping complex just outside my city. I was there to do some research for our daughter’s birthday party (check!), look for running shoes (nope!), and one or two other errands. While I was there, I thought…… Continue reading Pride and self-congratulation before the Idiot Tax (we’ll laugh about this later)

Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

First steps

Our friends have been asking us about our move to Israel late last year so I started preparing a list of tips that have helped us and thought I’d share them. First, a little disclaimer: These tips don’t replace advice you get from the various agencies and Israeli Ministries that have published terrific guides and…… Continue reading Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

Being a dad, learning and teaching

Me and my Dad, somewhere in the late 1970s or early 1980s

I just read another great post about lessons learned from a dad. Kate Hudson’s post “Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order” is one of those posts I love reading as a father. Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order These sorts of posts help me understand the lessons I am…… Continue reading Being a dad, learning and teaching