Sunday, November 22, 2009
So after 4 days of wondering around vacation style, the week started and it was time for the less fun stuff, I have some errands here with banks. social security, I want to see my dentist, maybe get my teeth cleaned, talk to my insurance guy about my pension plan, maybe get a new pair of glasses. I hate this type of calls, and I hate running errands, especially since I feel very much out of the loop and irresponsible about how I have handled things on the Israeli aspect of my life in the past few years.
But first thing first we went to find Ned a gym for the next week, and to try and find a patch for his pants. He got to CK jeans about a month and a half ago and decided to wear them to the trip. The are totally falling apart now with a big hole in the knee and 2 holes in the back pocket.
We had an early breakfast, found a gym, and then tried for the patches which led to a long long walk to Nachalat binyamin, Bialik st., the market and basically, all my favorite places.
The rest of the errands were only a very partial success, made a dentist appointment, but no opening at the hygienist, manage to figure out how much I owe social security, but couldn't pay it cause I'm still waiting for my non-expired visa card, couldn't get hold of the bank, couldn't get hold of the insurance guy. Couldn't get hold of a curator Ned and I were planning to meet.
I'm feeling so confused now.
On one end I'm having a wonderful time and I feel right at home here and want to stay forever. On the other hand I miss NY terribly and wantto be home already. I feel like this trip barely begun, and yet as if I have no time for anything I need and want to do, and like it's almost over already. At the same time, I feel like it's too long somehow.
A lot of this had to do with being frustrated with my family issue and not being able to ignore it as I can in NY. I don't know what I expected, but I know I'm already disappointed.