I woke up to a siren today. You know how you come to hate the sound of your alarm, the one that lets you know the night’s up, it’s time for work, for kids, for the day to start?
So you change it every few months, and you definitely hit snooze at least twice. There’s no snooze button for sirens.
I ran to the safe room in my parents’ basement, because that’s what life is like for me now, in Israel. That’s what life is like for millions of Israelis going on their third week of war.And I’m lucky, because my concrete, bomb-proof safe room is in the house.
Had I lived in an apartment complex, I wouldn’t sleep in my pajamas. I would sleep with day clothes on because pajamas are no way to greet your neighbors, and you never know when the sirens are going to blast.
This is so beautiful! I love this.
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art currently houses hundreds of artifacts from the Mochica culture— and Peru wants them back.
Peruvian cultural artifacts are making their way home from all over the world— Sweden’s return of the Paracas textiles being a particularly high-profile incidence…