📺 "Shtisel" Shulem Pushes Akiva to Get Engaged | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Shulem Pushes Akiva to Get Engaged from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Ayelet Zurer, Neta Riskin. After Elisheva rejects him Akiva dates Estee. Shulem pushes him to get engaged and remembers his late wife Dvorah. Giti, abandoned by her husband, looks for a job outside the neighborhood.

📺 "Shtisel" Elisheva Agrees to Meet Akiva | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Elisheva Agrees to Meet Akiva from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Ayelet Zurer, Neta Riskin. Akiva, rejected by Elisheva, dates Estee. Shulem pushes him to get engaged and remembers Dvorah, his late wife. Giti, abandoned by her husband, is looking for a job outside the neighborhood.

📺 “Shtisel” Everybody Are Looking for Love | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Everybody Are Looking for Love from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Ayelet Zurer, Neta Riskin.
Circling back to watch the opening episodes I missed originally.  The meet cute here was just lovely.

👓 "Shtisel" The Lost Children’s Good Will | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" The Lost Children's Good Will from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Neta Riskin, Zohar Shtrauss. While preparing for the wedding with Menukha, Shulem remembers his late wife's birthday. Ruhami returns to her parents after her husband left to study in a Yeshivah in Zefat and angers Giti. Akiva leaves home to paint in a studio offered by Kaufman and meets a lost child.

📺 "Shtisel" Snow | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Snow from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. Shulem meets the matchmaker's widow Menukha Kenigsberg, and a burnt lamp brings strange and surprising events. Meanwhile, Akiva sends a love letter to Libbi in Antwerpen via a friend.

📺 "Shtisel" Love Pains | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Love Pains from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. The Shtisels are worried about Ruhami's sudden marriage and Giti returns home to bring Ruhami back. This brings old love memories to Giti. Akiva gets a scholarship for his drawings but Shulem is not impressed from the accomplishment.

📺 “Shtisel” Mauricio | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Mauricio from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. The man Libbi is seeing suddenly reappears. Bube Malka discovers her friend Rebetzen Erblich has a terminal disease. Gitti can't come home and decides to move in with her father with all her children. Ruchami and Hanina come closer.

📺 "Shtisel" Love Pains | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Love Pains from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. The Shtisels are worried about Ruhami's sudden marriage and Giti returns home to bring Ruhami back. This brings old love memories to Giti. Akiva gets a scholarship for his drawings but Shulem is not impressed from the accomplishment.

📺 “Shtisel” Mauricio | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Mauricio from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. The man Libbi is seeing suddenly reappears. Bube Malka discovers her friend Rebetzen Erblich has a terminal disease. Gitti can't come home and decides to move in with her father with all her children. Ruchami and Hanina come closer.

📺 "Shtisel" Shteingletz and Shutenshtein | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" Shteingletz and Shutenshtein from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. While Libbi and Akiva get closer, the man Libbi is seeing disappears and Shulem and Nuchem try to locate him. Gitti can't forgive Lipa. Ruhami tries to contact the boy from the synagogue.

📺 "Shtisel" A Very Important Friend | Netflix

Watched "Shtisel" A Very Important Friend from Netflix
Directed by Alon Zingman. With Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Sasson Gabai, Neta Riskin. The joy from the birth is mixed with Gitti's fears from the rich widow. Libbi finds Akiva's drawings and encourages to draw again, while Shulem assists her father in finding a match for his daughter.
Listened to Steven Johnson on the Importance of Play and the Decisions We Make by Alan Alda from Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

How do we come up with ideas? How do we make decisions? And how can we do both better? Steven Johnson has explored this question and written a dozen books about it. In this playful, thoughtful episode, Steven has some fascinating stories, like how Darwin made the decision to get married — or how a defecating duck helped lead to the invention of the computer. Through their own stories, Steven and Alan Alda share their thoughts about the transformative nature of ideas and what sort of environments best give rise to creativity.

I love the idea of the slow hunch discussed here. It's part of the reason I keep a commonplace book. Johnson also discusses his own personal commonplace book, though he doesn't give it that particular name here. The commercial about Alda Communication Training makes me wonder if they recommend scientists and communicators have their own…

Now: January 2019

Somewhere between the granularity of following my daily updates and my about page here's a quick outline of things I've been doing within the past month or reasonably plan to do in the coming weeks. What am I focused on Now? Working on another article for A List Apart Continuing work with IndieWeb.org Community Hosting an IndieWeb Podcast…

Now

Somewhere between the granularity of following my daily updates and my about page here's a quick outline of things I've been doing within the past month or reasonably plan to do in the coming weeks. What am I focused on Now? Searching for something interesting as my next major undertaking Working on another article for A List Apart…