GeekAba – Historical Tales of Geek-dom and Aba-hood

  • Seder 2016

    Adapted from “A Not-So-Serious Passover Play for the Classroom or the Dining Room” by S. Mitchell CHARACTERS: NARRATOR:, G_D, Moses NARRATOR:: In Egypt we Hebrews had a difficult life. All day we worked under the whips of the taskmasters, making bricks and stacking them into giant pyramids, using nothing but our bare hands and a […]

  • Standing Desk, Day 0.5

    People ask us how we decided it was time for our daughter to move from a crib to a bed.  Our answer is: “When IKEA had their annual bed sale”.  Typical first-time parental fashion, we dove in and bought a bed, came back and took apart DovLev’s crib and took out my +5 allen wrench […]

  • Black Belt Video

  • Just one of the perils of driving in Jerusalem

    Dorothy, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore… Kansas would have cows – that is definitely a donkey.

  • What am I doing here?

    “oh, you’re going to israel with the family for six weeks! What are you going to do there?” “well, my wife has a two week study program, and my daughter is going to be at sleep away camp and my son at day camp.” “That’s wonderful! And what are you going to be doing during […]

  • Driving the Israeli countryside

    Today I took DovLev to her 2 week sleep away camp here in Israel. Google map has it at 1.25 hours away from Jerusalem, and we did a test drive a few days ago so I could see how it was getting out of the city and getting out to the intercity highways. All was […]

  • First post from israel

    I’m going to try to start blogging regularly on this adventure. I’ve always wanted to blog but have never had anything worthwhile to write about. I’m also going to try to not fall into the trap of getting everything down in the right order, which usually ends up with me writing a long post from […]

  • Protected: A Wonderful (but busy) Day

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

  • More Epistles from the Tooth Fairy

    November 10, 2010: Another week, another tooth.  After losing his bottom left tooth so soon after his top two teeth, his tooth fairy wrote: I didn’t expect you to lose another tooth so quickly.  I didn’t have time to make you another power ring, so i’m just going to leave you my shirt. Fast forward […]

  • Letters to & from the Tooth Fairy

    JediYeled lost his second tooth in three days – both top front teeth so he’s got that classic ‘hole in the front’ look.  They were both really loose but he wouldn’t let Ima or Aba touch them.  He knocked the first one out while playing with a foam pop-up toy (much to his surprise).  The […]