Year: 2020

Really Bad News… for the Jews

I follow the news. Well, at least a little. I get a daily Need 2 Know update. It’s awesome, and I’m a huge fan. But the other day I read two separate stories, and they made my blood boil. The News of New York The first story was about how awful New York City is […]

10 Ultra-Unforgettable Moments with My Son

My son and I are quite close. And I had the pleasure of witnessing something magical the other day when he earned his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt, after two years of slaving away to get there. I could not have been a prouder father. And it started getting me thinking about these last several […]

Surviving the Inane Lockdown from Hell

Israel is currently in the midst of its second tiresome and burdensome lockdown. We’re an absolute mess right now, with shockingly high infection rates and a steadily climbing death rate. And I can’t help but think, we’re getting exactly what we might expect to get. Lots of Finger Pointing… Not Much Else The government is […]

Trapped Under the Burden of Information

The Burden of Information: The Open Book I have unwittingly placed the weight of the world on my shoulders. And I’m not positive I want it there. In my blog and my books, I write about a whole lot of very personal topics. True, I do have lines I don’t cross, but for the most […]

My Terrible Relationship with the Doctor

I hate going to the doctor. No, I’m not afraid. Even needles don’t really bother me. And I’m willing to follow advice given to me. I’ve just learned over the course of these forty years that it is rarely worth it for me. Everything from bad, super quick diagnoses, to horrific bedside manners, to straight-up […]

30 Mind-Blowing Secrets to Fitness

I have been immersed in the world of health and fitness for half my life now. I have learned so much and I’m still learning a ton every single day. However, sometimes I wish I can go back in time and tell my younger self a thing or two. Because there are multiple lessons, secrets […]

My Life and the Spinning Plates

You know the classic spinning plates performance? The performer has a bunch of thin sticks, and one by one he spins a plate and balances it on one of the sticks. Every time a plate is about to fall, he gives it another spin. And he just keeps adding plate after plate until he reaches […]

I Will Never Forget Gush Katif

I moved to Israel in 1997 and left in 2005, only to return eleven years later. Gush Katif: Blue vs. Orange Israel was not calm in 2005. It was pure insanity. The city of Jerusalem was covered in orange, in solidarity with our brethren living in Gush Katif, who were facing imminent expulsion from their […]

Rear-Ended, Miserable, and Hoping for Change

Rear-Ended: The Day that Needs to End Did you ever have one of those days where really early on in the day you are begging for it to end? Like the day was cursed, and you didn’t even want to attempt to make it better? You knew something was off. You got up in the […]

Twitter, Mansplaining, and the Sh** Day I’ll Never Get Back

I had a bit of a weird moment a couple of weeks ago. Very modern. Very ridiculous. And I’m still trying to process the whole thing, mansplaining and all… I work in customer support. I’ve been doing so for four years now. It’s an odd job. Sometimes I do hefty research for the customer. Sometimes […]

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