What is time, anyway?

During this year, both Independence Day and Christmas (and thus New Years Day 2018) fell on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.

Yet this year, neither of those days happened to be any more awkward than it would be for others on my perspective.

I rarely have to work anyway on either of these days due to summer and winter breaks, but it is still strange when there’s a midweek holiday for those people that work during these weeks.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VII-20] No Clock

This weekend has been all about baseball and softball for me: yesterday I went to the White Sox / Rangers game, where the Sox rallied from an 0-3 deficit to win 5-3.

Today, I’ve been listening to the Wildcats / Bulldogs game, where the score changes, per scoring inning, have been (NU listed first) 0-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-7, 6-7, and it is currently in the sixth inning–Northwestern has 6 outs to work with.

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Inbound or outbound?

Last week, I had my spring break trip to Nebraska, for the second time in as many years.

Yep, spring break means family or academic excursions for me. No sun, sex, surf, and sloshedness!

I drove from Kenosha to Omaha last Friday for a cousin’s בר מצווה (bar mitzvah) and then went to Lincoln. The drive included 2 gas stops, a pure washroom stop, and a food-and-relief stop.

Yesterday, I drove from Lincoln to Kenosha in “one fell swoop.” That is, the only stops I made were 2 gas stops and 3 stops at the john. (Obviously, I would be wise to avoid drinking tea on my next long drive!)

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[Taglit 5-Year Retrospective-part 8 of 11] A Place in Time

On 27 July 2011, we traveled about the Negev desert, and seemed to have a lot of time on the bus. Therefore, I wanted to comment on time, as a reflection from what happened on this day.

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In reflecting on the trip five years later, I see one of the themes of July 27, 2011 was TIME. I’ll give a few stories and reflections on those stories. The themes will be Don’t RueLong 40 Minutes, and Is This Thing For Real, or Is It Just This Place In Time?

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