Pictures of Mersin, Turkey

In addition to our visit to Israel, we also spent a good deal of time in the city of Mersin in Turkey. It’s a mysterious and unique place, to be sure. And it doesn’t matter how much time you spend there… you will never get this song out of your head. It’s a big, modern […]

Pictures of Jerusalem

We didn’t get to do a ton of sightseeing on this trip. We work 7 days a week when we’re away, and only get out and about occasionally, and for just a few hours at a time. Before we came home though, we did get a full day to do nothing but touristy stuff in […]

Pictures of Haifa

…And we’re back. Did you miss us Baltimore? We sure missed you. We came home a week ago and are just now getting settled in. The past 7 days have been a constant tightrope walk of balancing the desire to accomplish as many necessary tasks as possible and wanting to satisfy our need to sit […]

The Chop Goes to Israel

As wonderful a city as Baltimore is, it’s not without its minor failings. There’s always road work in your way, too many things are closed Sundays and Mondays, and quality of life issues are a persistent source of anxiety. Perhaps the biggest failing of our fair city though is that it’s tough to find a […]