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On Israel and Palestine

July 15, 2014 · 6:38 pm

On Israel and Palestine

When I was twelve years old, my mom found a mouse nest in some old mosquito nets she’d pulled out of a shed.  She called me over to see the three, teeny-tiny baby mice, eyes still closed, that were crawling around the ground, aimless and confused without their mother.  They were unbelievably adorable, and after a great deal of pleading on my part, my mom allowed me to keep them, provided they stayed outside. I fed them milk out of a bottle I had made from a plastic pen, and built them a cage out of some sticks and a bit of wire I’d scavenged from one of my dad’s projects. Sadly, my cage was no match for our cat, and when I went to check on the mice in the morning, they were no more. Read More →