holy crap --my Mom just called and said, um what do you know about a bunch of bills that just arrived today for you after going G-d knows where before getting here from your old apartment in NY: notice from IBM that I owe them $500 for a dvd burner purchased on October 10th, notice from Verizon that they are turning me over to a collection agency for unpaid bills in the amount of several hundred dollars charged early October, and so on. I was like WHAT? I closed out my Verizon account before leaving (and anyway it came out of my bank account automatically) in August. I sure as heck haven't ordered a DVD burner from IBM in October or any other month and certainly not one for $500. She is calling these folks now to try to find out what the deal is but our suspician is really high that either the ex-roommate or someone else has stolen my identity/credit card information and is happily charging away. Holy crap.
Friday, November 25, 2005
- Name: Yael K
- Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
I am not typical. I am not your typical Aliyah candidate: I'm very secular, did not grow up in a zionist household, and have no family living in Israel. I'm not what people typically think of when they hear "Jewish": I have blond hair, blue eyes, and fair skin. I am not your typical American: I speak 2 1/2 languages, used to vote democratic (and I'm originally from the South!), and the last thing I want is a house in the suburbs.
So what am I? In many ways, I'm a little bundle of contradictions. Stubborn yet not overly-opinionated (at least on most issues). Shy and reserved when I first meet someone but outgoing and bubbly once you get to know me. Practical but also fun-loving and spontaneous (in a practical kind of way, lol).
I believe that I am a kind and caring person (hey, don't we all?). I am passionate about life and fiercely protective of those I love. And I'm crazy about my
3 5 6 cats. And the 40 or so I care for on the street.
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