Monthly Archives: May 2012

Destroying the War Machine and Derailing a Police State

After a weekend of rallies and protest, a weekend of riot gear and police presence, I’m trying to sort through what it all means. I have cognitive dissonance as I try to hold seemingly opposing beliefs and thoughts. I want … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation in Two Parts

Not sure what else the summer will bring, but June will bring a long weekend in Vancouver, BC. My sister honeymooned there in 2001 and has wonderful memories of the city. Not sure what I’ll do while I’m there or … Continue reading

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Storytelling by train, boat and spinning around the sun.

A somewhat dreary Chicago weekend and an entirely open calendar lead to a lot of napping, a little shopping and ending the day rewatching 1995’s Before Sunrise and the 2004 sequel Before Sunset. I saw each of the movies in … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

As it turns out, Israel isn’t in the cards for me this summer. The conference I’ve attended for the last five years didn’t invite me back (no hard feelings, five years was a great run) and the wedding of a … Continue reading

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