4 entries from srah blah blah tagged with 'israel':


Shall we gather at the river?

Raw sewage taints sacred Jordan River [...] The faithful wet their faces and arms, shouting 'amen' and 'hallelujah' after each baptism, unaware that just downstream, raw sewage was flowing into the water. That's the split personality of one of the world's most sacred rivers. Small sections of the Jordan's upper portion, near the Sea of Galilee, have been kept pristine for baptisms. But Israel, Jordan and Syria have siphoned off huge amounts of river water to meet their needs in this arid region, and pumped waste water back in. [...] And here I thought that burning sensation was the eternal...

srah - Monday, 11 September 2006 - 12:32 PM
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Dream

I woke up this morning when my clock radio went off, as usual. Much to my dismay, however, I fell back asleep - or at least half asleep, to the point where the radio was integrated into my dream. For the next... half an hour or whatever it was that I overslept, I was in some kind of boarding school with people from my 2004 internship and from the Israel trip, all of whom kept nagging me about pledging money to my local NPR station....

srah - Wednesday, 5 April 2006 - 5:30 PM
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Attention-seeking much?

It turns out that Sharon Stone, who followed us around Israel and stayed in two of the same hotels we did, was not doing so in order to stalk study abroad advisors, but because she wants to make out with everybody in the Middle East, and especially more women if ya got 'em. Dammit! I thought it was us. In other Sharon Stone-related news: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!...

srah - Wednesday, 29 March 2006 - 8:17 AM
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One of these things is not like the other

States that I thought I would be going to/through today, as of going to bed last night: OhioKentuckyNew Jersey States that Delta Airlines thought I would be going to/through today, as of some time before 4:59am, which is when they called me and woke me up to tell me my Cincinnati-Newark flight had been cancelled but they had everso kindly rescheduled me on another, ultra-convenient flight: OhioKentuckyGeorgiaNew Jersey States that I will now be going to/through today, after having said "Hells naw, biatch!" to the airline: OhioKentuckyNew YorkNew Jersey The most frustrating thing is that all of the Delta employees...

srah - Tuesday, 7 March 2006 - 10:17 AM
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