Many have heard me joke, “I have two religions: Judaism and Apple.” In Jerusalem last summer, I purchased a kippah with the “Think Different” Apple logo embroidered on its black, velvety surface, as a way of signifying the coming together of the two. While this statement is mostly said in jest (though I actually did buy the kippah), it is true that when I speak of Apple, I am often overcome with the same kind of deep, glowing passion as when I…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Bonney on October 6, 2011 at 4:16pm — No Comments
I wasn’t going to write a piece about September 11th. In all honesty, I didn’t know what to say.
Ten years ago, I was fourteen years old. I was on my way to Geometry class when I heard the news. I remember getting home to see the iconic images of the smoking towers play non-stop in all different media for months: websites, television, billboards, magazine spreads. The images were inescapable.
But, the images soon seemed to be captured by a particular political motive. Only…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Bonney on September 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
This summer, I attended a John Legend concert with a few friends. At this concert, he sang one of my favorite songs, called “Ordinary People.” All the way home from that concert, I sang the chorus at the top of my lungs as I played that song over and over again loud enough to drown out my own singing. “We’re just ordinary people, we don’t know which way to go. ‘Cause we’re ordinary people, maybe we should take it…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Bonney on September 5, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments