[M.A.P.L.E. VI-28] Double 

My first time going to a wedding: a. outside my family and b. nonsingle. 


ארץ ישראל: ח’ ימים (Israel: 7 days)

Lincoln: 19 days

(Dirty?) Thirty: 36 days

אתמול היה שיבעה וארבעים יום–שהיו שישה שבועות וחמישה ימים לעומר

Today is the twenty-eighth day of the sixth round of M.A.P.L.E.: four weeks.

[M.A.P.L.E. VI-22] Riding Interstate 37

Interstate 37 is a highway in Texas, so clearly that’s not what I’m referring to by the title of this post… given that I’ve never been to Texas

However, it is true that I rode interstate on my bike today.

It’s not quite as exciting (or dangerous) as riding ON the Interstate, but is fun to say that I went down to Illinois. (Though, I will say that it is legal to ride your bike on stretches of the Interstate in Colorado.)

Here are a few pictures, with the latter mentioning US Bike Route 37, or as I’ll call it, Interstate 37. (The interchange is at 21st Street in Zion. But there are no exit numbers on exits on Bike Routes… too bad!)


A photo that is nearly 6 years overdue. I should have taken this picture during the Wrigley Field Road Tour in 2011! 


Winthrop Harbor, Illinois.


Interchange of 21st Street in Zion and USBR 37. 


ארץ ישראל: י”ג ימים (Israel: 13 days)

Lincoln: 25 days

(Dirty?) Thirty: 42 days

אתמול היה אחד וארבעים יום–שהיו חמישה שבועות ושישה ימים לעומר

Today is the twenty-first day of the sixth round of M.A.P.L.E.: three weeks.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-13] Before

Yesterday was the 32nd day of the omer, which means that after sundown, I will be allowed to shave. (This post has been posted already after sundown, but nevertheless, hopefully the idea is gotten across). Thus, here comes a photo of “Before the Shave.” Naturally, tomorrow’s post will be “After the Shave.”



Finals Week: 2 days

ארץ ישראל: כ”ב ימים (Israel: 22 days)

אתמול היה שניים ושלושים יום–שהיו ארבעה שבועות וארבעה ימים לעומר

Today is the thirteenth day of the sixth round of M.A.P.L.E.: one week and six days.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-8] Meatless Monday

I have heard of some people instituting “Meatless Mondays” on their weekly food schedules. I don’t subscribe to this trend, but what I cooked today was indeed meatless, and I wanted to share a picture of it. Yeah, I’m joining the insufferable ranks of the foodstagrammers, even though I refuse to get Instagram.

(Nevertheless, it seems that each of my M.A.P.L.E. posts this year rate to have photographic accompaniment. Maybe I should make that my theme of this year’s edition!)

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