Ow ow owwwwwww!
Riding out onto an unknown road.
Thank you. Thank you all.
Welcome to my new Australian life.
I got some advice today from a chef at the restaurant concerning my illegal wage situation (I only earn tips, which is technically illegal in Israel). Frustrated, depressed me was calculating how much money I could earn if I received a wage in addition to my tips. I was distracted and unenthusiastic. I didn't give … Continue reading Legal, Shmegal.
I love Seattle. Everywhere you go, you're by the water. And you go out of town and you're in the mountains. Or by a lake. Or a waterfall. Or all three. You can actually do anything. People are kind and outdoorsy. You can do anything! Ski, snowboard, ice climb, hike, run, swim, rock climb, cycle, … Continue reading Seattle
It's just magic. I left Oregon today! This upcoming week I'm going to visit friends in Seattle, Indiana, and Chicago. Next Saturday I'll fly from Chicago to Tel Aviv. Wheeeeee!
The other day, my cousin mentioned that her 4-year-old son seemed to have sprouted up overnight. "Mickey told me that he felt uncomfortable, and sure enough he was all scrunched up in his car seat! I swear, I had just adjusted its height last week." While travelling, I feel like I only grow in spurts. … Continue reading Growing Out Of
I just... I'm in the US! Is this place real? It's so green. And people are so nice. And I can understand everything. And there are things. There are resources. Like, I can go to a drug store and buy contact solution. Or get vitamins. Or Reese's peanut butter cups. And I can get ANY type of food here! Yesterday I went … Continue reading BACK IN THE USA!
Raneem: "Ms. Rachel, I love you one-zero-zero-zero!" Me: "Really?!" Raneem: "No, I love you FIVE-zero-zero-zero!" People, this is job satisfaction.