Thursday, September 05, 2013
Rosh Hashanah began last evening and stretches out til tomorrow evening. It's a huge deal here. People are with family. They cook like maniacs. There's a feeling of revelry. We spent the evening with Koby and Judy and their kin. We had an extremely fun night. Today I'm kind of exhausted from the lateness, and the crazy eating. Also, the dancing.
Today we found out that we can stay in this apartment for the rest of our year, except for a 2 week stint in late September. So all is swell.
Our landlords just came by. They're on their way to more fun new year stuff. I told them about our night last night. Landwoman said, "You didn't cook nothing?" (She really doesn't know me that well yet.)
Before she left she said, "Have a good year. A happy year. That's the important thing."
I'm working on happiness, like it's my job. I learned today from the internets that Rosh Hashanah begins the DAYS OF AWE that end with Yom Kippur. I'm going to be living these days of awe as awesomely as awesome can be. And that's going to be so, so awesome.