Category: I Did It For Me

Three Years in Israel

(1600 words, 5-6 minutes to read) Note: This is about my personal experience and point of view after 3 years in Israel. You may not agree, and you may think I’m simplifying issues that are much more complicated. Both critiques are fair, but please… Continue Reading “Three Years in Israel”

New Month Resolution #12

This is part of an ongoing series of monthly self-experiments; see the full list. Update from Last Month (September 2020) This will be a short one. I’m in transition mode, between jobs: I left Israel on September 12 (just escaping their new COVID lockdown!)… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #12”

New Month Resolution #11

This is part of an ongoing series of monthly self-experiments; see the full list. Update from Last Month (August 2020) You may have noticed that I didn’t write anything last month. This is mostly because I’m in the process of moving, first to the… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #11”

New Month Resolution #10

This is part of an ongoing series of monthly self-experiments; see the full list. Update from Last Month (July 2020) That little COVID bump from last month? It has grown into a monster. So, that’s not great. Israel has mostly not responded, merely increasing… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #10”

New Month Resolution #9

This is part of an ongoing series of monthly self-experiments; see the full list. Update from Last Month (June 2020) At the end of May we saw what looked potentially like the start of a “second wave” of COVID-19 cases here in Israel. Well,… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #9”

New Month Resolution #8

This is part of an ongoing series of monthly self-experiments; see the full list. Update from Last Month (May 2020) Not much to report this month. Quarantine in Israel has been largely ended, with schools, beaches, and even restaurants / bars reopening over the… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #8”

New Month Resolution #7

As I mentioned a few months ago, I think it’s valuable to mindfully mark time as a way to make gradual changes to one’s behavior. I’m trying out the idea of New Month Resolutions; the basic principle is to choose some habit or activity each… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #7”

New Month Resolution #6

As I mentioned a few months ago, I think it’s valuable to consciously mark time as a way to make gradual changes to one’s behavior. I’m trying out the idea of New Month Resolutions; the basic principle is to choose some habit or activity each… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #6”

New Month Resolution #5

As I mentioned a few months ago, I think it’s valuable to consciously mark time as a way to make gradual changes to one’s behavior. I’m trying out the idea of New Month Resolutions; the basic principle is to choose some habit or activity each… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #5”

New Month Resolution #4

As I mentioned a few months ago, I think it’s valuable to consciously mark time as a way to make gradual changes to one’s behavior. I’m trying out the idea of New Month Resolutions; the basic principle is to choose some habit or activity each… Continue Reading “New Month Resolution #4”