the 90th minute

Until September 2007, when my oldest daughter was born, this blog covered daily life and politics in Israel, as well as Hebrew-English linguistic issues, from the perspective of an American-raised journalist and translator living in Israel. Now it mostly serves as the SmunchMonk&Bear news agency, a portal into the bizarre universe of the little people. Read more at:

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

You know you've been in Israel too long when...

...Your husband, who has apparently gone off the deep end, thinks it would be a good idea if you threw out all the notes you've assiduously kept for every story you've ever written in Israel, and you compromise on going through (note: not necessarily throwing out) all the loose papers and PR pamphlets that have accumulated over the years - but, knowing you will probably never see eye to eye on the rapidly growing pile of notebooks, you delicately suggest that the notebook issue be left for "final-status negotiations."


Anonymous the husband said...

Id like to point out that this implies that the loose papers and PR pamphlets would be gone through and duly thrown out. Not keeping to the terms of the interim negotiations is being to middle eastern for me.

February 07, 2007  

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