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Friday, July 19, 2013

She hasn't lost her shine

I was basically useless at work yesterday. All I could think about was Ariella being bounced around the IDF processing center like a shiny silver ball in a pinball machine. I knew she could hold her own and stand up to most any abuse. But I didn't want it to be at the cost of the light that shines from within her.

Finally at the end of the day when I was on my way home from work, a single photo hit my cell phone.

I needn't have worried.

Shabbat Shalom.

 

 

Posted by David Bogner on July 19, 2013 | Permalink

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Beautiful, David. Will keep her in my prayers, if that's ok with you?
Shabbat Shalom to you all from the sweltering heat of east coast Scotland(yes, really!)
Alex

Posted by: Alex | Jul 19, 2013 4:49:00 PM

Hope her time in the IDF will be safe and rewarding. You should be very proud.

Posted by: Ed | Jul 19, 2013 5:36:21 PM

She always makes me smile.

Posted by: rutimizrachi | Jul 20, 2013 10:55:30 PM

It's quite okay to be a proud dad.

And to worry.

You and her are in my prayers.

MC

Posted by: mostly cajun | Jul 21, 2013 4:54:25 AM

Mazal Tov on this important milestone in your daughter's life. She looks lovely in the uniform. Wishing her a lot of success in the army.

Posted by: Raizy | Jul 21, 2013 6:11:54 AM

She wears it well!

Posted by: Alissa | Jul 21, 2013 2:07:15 PM

David, I ran across a comment of yours while reading something on my old blog (nycgadgetgirl.com) tonight, so I stopped by to catch up on a few of your posts. Your daughter is all grown up and so beautiful! :)

Posted by: jenna | Jul 23, 2013 7:31:20 AM

Jenna... What a nice surprise. Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you and your spirited canine companion are both well.

Posted by: treppenwitz | Jul 23, 2013 10:35:02 AM

Casting call: “Hollywood studio seeks beautiful, smart Israeli girl—once described by a screenwriter as a Jewish Titian—for lead role in film.”

Posted by: Robert J. Avrech | Jul 30, 2013 1:51:43 PM

Wow! I was just talking about a post you wrote about her knitting kipot and the significance of it. Shana Tova to you and your family.

Posted by: jaime | Sep 5, 2013 6:47:44 AM

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