Life’s a beach …

I’m not really a beach person but this is pretty.

Time for a break

The last eight months have been busy, to say the least. I’m looking forward to a family staycation for a couple weeks!

Somehow the clouds make the heat less oppressive

It’s mid-Summer in this part of the world. It’s generally pretty hot, as you can imagine. Somehow, having some cloud cover makes the heat a little less oppressive.

Fallen pods

It looks like the remnants of Spring are going away, as Summer digs in here in Israel. These pods have been falling from their trees for a couple weeks now.

Those prickly sabras

Sabra is iconic Israeli fruits that became metaphors for born Israelis (my term for Israelis born in Israel, as opposed to immigrants like us). The plant itself apparently originated in Mexico. I’ve come across these prickly plants a number of times since we arrived in Israel and I am developing a bit of a fascination […]

Sunday night hottest night in Israel’s history – Israel News, Ynetnews

The heat has been incredible the last few days and August is only just beginning. Thank goodness for air conditioning. I’m dreading the electricity bill though. Sunday was the hottest day of the year in Israel, and the high temperatures continued into Monday and don’t appear to be letting up anytime soon. Source: Sunday night […]

Sunny end to 2013

Such a pleasure to see blue skies again after a couple rainy and cloudy weeks. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/iLN5Ff Update: Sorry, little typo in the title. Fixed now.

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