What infinite energies are wasted steeling oneself against crisis that seldom comes: the strength to move mountains; and yet it is perhaps this very waste, this torturous wait for things that never happen, which prepares the way and allows one to accept with sinister serenity the beast at last in view...Truman Capote, Summer Crossing
Getting ready for our return to Tel Aviv I've been wolfing down information and news via blogs, e-mail exchange, IM conversations, radio, telephone talk and copious reading of online & print news.
At times it feels like things might abate and then everything plummets to new depths.
I found today's Y-Net article about soldiers freezing sperm before going into battle, however, quite interesting. Apparently several dozen have opted to do so thus far and if the status quo continues, the numbers will probably increase. Modern solutions for modern times during modern day warfare.