Yes, the situation means work is more intense – I’m in the journalism and news biz, and news is happening all around. But I’m trying to learn from past mistakes, and am keeping a semblance of a normal schedule. Spending 24/7 glued to the television and computer screens isn’t healthy either physically or mentally.
So I didn’t cancel my tennis lesson this morning. I just pretended the tennis balls were incoming missiles and whacked away at them. I played very well.
In the midst of the lesson some military planes flew overhead.
It’s that bizarre combination of the everyday and the extraordinary that makes living in Israel and blogging in Israel interesting.