Day 8 – Israel 2018

O Little Town if Bethlehem How still we see thee lie.. Today was very interesting, humbling, educational and enlightening. Our world view is so easily shaped by the news, politicians, the internet, and prejudice. Today at least we can say that 35 Americans along with their brilliant and fearless Jewish guide were able to have … Continue reading Day 8 – Israel 2018

Day 6 cont. Israel 2018

After another generous buffet breakfast we headed out - me with a runny nose and beginnings of a cold. That's when it's good to be traveling with Savannah, who has tinctures and remedies! Double dosed on elderberry tincture and lozenges. We left the Sea of Galilee behind and headed to the River Jordan. Several people … Continue reading Day 6 cont. Israel 2018

Day 4 – Israel 2018

Sunny and high 70s After a huge buffet breakfast we took the bus along the Mediterranean coastline north to Caesaria - considered the center of early Christianity. From there we went to Mt Carmel where Elijah challenged the false prophets. We had lunch nearby --falafel pita, which we ate outside on picnic tables. From Mt … Continue reading Day 4 – Israel 2018

Day 3 — Israel 2018

We slept so good last night! No jet lag. No fuzzy brain! Went to an amazing breakfast buffet in our hotel. Piles and piles of food. Beautiful healthy food. Then we started walking. We walked a lot. It's our only free day til the ending. We walked through Tel Aviv to the mall then stopped … Continue reading Day 3 — Israel 2018

Day 1 and 2- Israel Trip

The first two days are merged into a blurry singular long and exhausting trip! I left Bellingham at 6am on the shuttle. My seasick patch had not quite engaged apparently -- I got fairly queasy but managed to make it without creating a memory that involves me puking at some point. Most of my travel … Continue reading Day 1 and 2- Israel Trip

The Original

One of a kind Larger than life Hilarious Recurring descriptions on sympathy cards covered in flowery words Kindnesses and thoughts from those left behind She was an original She wasn't allowed to drive due to seizures But she bought a tiny yellow Smart Car 🚗 for me to drive her around in and named it … Continue reading The Original