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:

Friday, February 1, 2013


This is how Kinneret has consistently been counting lately: One, two, three, four, five, six, eleventeen.

Yet when I suggest that perhaps seven might be next, she counts nicely to ten.

In other news, Moriya has very much picked up on Kinneret's tiger obsession and the two of them love watching the National Geographic tiger DVD that Warren (somewhat oddly) got. Every time a tiger appears on-screen (which, as one would expect, is pretty often), Moriya says "TI-ger!" and then gives a very guttural "ROAR!" Also, every animal other than cats and dogs are TI-ger! according to Moriya.


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