Ulpan got more manageable! I studied--the class is on page 156 and I'm on page 41. Just wait. By the scientific method of "how many people address me in public in Hebrew?" I am doing pretty well. It helps that I have long messy hair.
The weather sweetened considerably. No coat necessary, just hat and scarf.
Exchanging many planning emails and finding lots of political contacts.
Plus, hallelujah, Romney's out! Tally-ho. Shabbat shalom, y'all.