Monday, April 23, 2007


I'm feeling a little bit of writer's block about Yom Haatzmaut this year.

Part of it is because I'm pregnant and there's this little person kicking at my insides distracting me from pretty much everything. Part of it is the weather. We're having what's called a Sharav. A Sharav occurs when a hot wind sweeps across the desert, carrying dust and pollen everywhere. As a result, those of us who have allergies and asthma are suffering pretty badly. As a new asthma sufferer, I haven't quite worked out the regimen for a sharav, so mostly I'm sitting with a mask on my face, inhaling vapors of saline solution because I'm afraid to have more bronchodilators and i can't take breathing the dry, dusty stuff that's passing for air.

Over at the Dry Bones Blog, there are some nice comments on Yom Haatzmaut. He appears not to be pregnant... :)

At SerandEz, Jameel is all ready for the chag.

Hopefully tomorrow, I'll be up for telling you about our barbecue/party in Moshav Tarum.
(if we manage to get there...)


1 comment:

mother in israel said...

I also feel that way when I'm pregnant.