Sunday, October 12, 2008

Israeli Army Countdown - 10 Days

As you may have known, I am being inducted into the army in 10 days. Big countdown time. Still haven't finished the paperwork. Still haven't bought stuff I need - like a decent backpack. Still haven't moved into my new apartment. Still haven't put my mind around the fact that I'm about to go from freedom to servitude. As my enlisted friend put it, your time is no longer your own. Great.

I am excited and nervous and scared and happy and dreadful and proud and 20 other emotions that I can't even put names to. I don't think they have a dictionary entry for teripetriawesome. Either way, I hope to turn this blog into something of a soldier's journal, a format which can be more engaging than reading about my take on Orthodox Jewish peculiarities and ironic experiences. If I keep my goal of writing down the day's happenings before I hit the sack each night, I should have enough material to write here and there on my random weekends off.

Stay tuned! This is me for the next two years...

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

is that rambo or bg tymr??? I can't tell the differance....

Gordo

Anonymous said...

uv got balls bro. Juevos grande!

melissa qubti said...

are you actually going to go through all the basic training...like the really tough stuff because it really is horrendously tough!!!!...you poor boy!

the sabra said...

A LOT more serious than your pics you posted...

wow

good luck man.

--lotsa mushy sentiments that im guessing i should leave out--

may hashem watch over you and protect you.

Danny Brothers said...

Melissa - yup, I'm doing the basic training (tironut) and all that good stuff. I'm not going into any program or anything like that. I'm just a regular old soldier.

Benji Lovitt said...

Is that Maverick from Top Gun?

IT'S DANNY BROTHERS!!!