Category Archives: Household

Life continues with house guests

Beth Zadik   October 2, 2017  
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One year we spent a month in Israel allowing the kids to be immersed in the culture rather than just visiting family. Menash’s best friends Chagiet and Gil invited us to stay in their soon-to-be-finished home. Chagiet found each kid an age-appropriate camp. Before we arrived, Chagiet and Gil decided to get divorced. Our timing to be house guests was horrible (from my American point of view) but Menash assured me that it was ok. […]

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Menu Planning

Beth Zadik   October 2, 2017  
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From my childhood, I remember (who knows if it happened once or regularly) that we would clean out our fridge of spoiled food. I didn’t think about throwing away week-old, uneaten spaghetti. When I lived on my own it continued. When I lived with girlfriends it would happen because we would lose track of things sharing a fridge. And then… my in laws were in the kitchen one day silently watching me, commenting in a […]

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A car is a killing machine

Beth Zadik   October 2, 2017  
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My dad taught me and my siblings how to drive. Before he handed over the keys we had to repeat “A car is a killing machine”. Literally he would not give the keys until we said it, each and every time. Each time we start the ignition we suddenly have the power to kill people. This is a big responsibility for anyone at any age, but think of a 16 year old being granted this […]

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